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Expect today's news and updates to change by tomorrow! ANCOR Capitol Correspondence is an electronic bulletin providing the latest information on what is happening on Capitol Hill as well as in and around the Federal Government on major legislative and regulatory issues concerning people with disabilities and the private providers who serve them. ANCOR's Government Relations staff provides at least one bulletin each week when Congress is in session.

ANCOR Joins Coalition Letter Urging Congress to Fund Medicaid in U.S. Territories - March 23, 2021
Senate Holds Hearing on COVID-19’s Effects on At-Risk Populations, Including Those Leveraging HCBS - March 23, 2021
House Votes to Extend PPP Deadline, Senate Still Pending - March 23, 2021
Two Unfolding Developments in the Political Climate: The Return of Earmarks & Growing Senate GOP Frustration - March 23, 2021
New from ACL: Improving Social Connections, Supported Decision-Making, Working with FEMA, and RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Meeting - March 23, 2021
Biden Administration Continues Reversing State Medicaid Work Requirements - March 23, 2021
USDA Increases Food Assistance Benefits by $100 Per Household Per Month Until September - March 23, 2021
Two Taxation Developments: Filing Deadline Pushed to May 17, and Biden Administration Eyes New Taxes - March 23, 2021
FDA Opens Path for COVID-19 Home Tests - March 23, 2021
Workforce-Centered Reports: Effects of DSP Turnover on Individuals Supported, Supporting Direct Care Workers During COVID-19, the Shrinking Health Care Workforce and How Remote Work is Helping People with Disabilities - March 23, 2021
Broader Long-Term Care Resources: Ensuring LTSS Access During COVID-19, Results from Project Studying Coordinated Whole Person Services - March 23, 2021
NADD Position Statement: Strengthening Relationships Between Police and People with I/DD - March 23, 2021
HCBS FMAP Increase Signed into Law – Now What? - March 16, 2021
ANCOR Joins Coalition Letter Supporting Bill with Creating Automatic FMAP Increase During Economic Downturns - March 16, 2021
Becerra Nomination Moves Out of Finance Committee, No Final Vote Date Scheduled Yet - March 16, 2021
Roundup: New Proposals, Guidance, Events and More from HHS, MACPAC, DOL, SSA and FCC - March 16, 2021
Profile: Learn More About the First-Ever Domestic Policy Council Policy Director with a Disability Focus - March 16, 2021
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources: Increasing Vaccine Uptake in Diverse Communities, NCI Data Brief, Equity Framework - March 16, 2021
Two New Reports: Understanding Federal Funding on Lifespan Respite, and State Variations in Long-Term Supports and Services - March 16, 2021
Two New AAPD Resources: Webinar on Disability Vote in 2020 and Career Fair - March 16, 2021