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July 13, 2021 Federal Court Strikes Down FDA Regulation Banning Use of Electric Shock Devices

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation which would have banned the use of the graduated electronic decelerator.

July 13, 2021 Congressional Democrats Continue Two-Track Approach to Infrastructure

The White House wants its bipartisan infrastructure deal on the Senate floor as early as the week of July 19, potentially bringing a quick conclusion to the lengthy negotiations over the spending package.

July 13, 2021 Congress Relaxes Physical Security Measures but Not Visitor Protocols

More than six months after the events of January 6, all remaining security fencing around the Capitol is set to come down. 

July 13, 2021 CMS Releases Information Bulletin on Non-emergency Medical Transport

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Center Informational Bulletin (CIB) that provides states with details on NEMT.

July 13, 2021 HHS Announces New Members of Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the appointments of new and returning members to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).

July 13, 2021 Big Picture: Hospitals Call for Delay on OSHA COVID-19 Safety Guidance

Hospitals want the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to delay its emergency temporary standards.

July 13, 2021 For Now, CDC Does Not Find Need for COVID-19 Boosters

Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that there is no need for Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, according to current data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

July 13, 2021 Free Resource: Book on Progress Made Since Passage of ADA

Three ACL grantees released 30 Years of Community Living for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities. 

July 13, 2021 Toolkit: Learn More About the Advance Child Tax Credits

We anticipate that this resource page by the National Disability Institute, explaining the Advance Child Tax Credit, could help DSPs and individuals supported by our members.

July 13, 2021 Big Picture: Once Financially Strained, Many States Now Benefiting from Fiscal Windfalls

Cash is raining down on state capitals as the economy rebounds faster than virtually anyone expected.