This week, President Biden and congressional Democrats began signaling their interest in taking a new approach to passing the provisions of the Build Back Better legislation, talks over which have stalled in the Senate after the bill's passage in the House. Some lawmakers have hinted at scaling back and attempting to pass fewer of the proposal's provisions, while others have suggested breaking the package into several smaller pieces of legislation and seeking to pass each individually.
ANCOR is mourning in light of the news that longtime disability rights advocate, Kansas Senator Bob Dole, passed away on Sunday at the age of 98.
Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, marking the largest single investment in infrastructure in U.S. history. The legislation, which passed the Senate on August 10, now heads to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law.
We know that legislators who care about their most vulnerable constituents will do the right thing and continue to push for the largest amount of funding possible to ensure that community-based services won't continue to languish.
On behalf of the 1,600+ private providers of community-based disability services that comprise its membership, ANCOR is proud to support the White House’s proposal to invest $400 billion in the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program as part of its Build Back Better agenda.
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – This morning, the ANCOR Foundation announced that Mickey Mart is the recipient of the Foundation’s 2021 Community Builder Award.
Equity demands justice, and accountability is only the first step.
Like others committed to racial justice, we breathed a sigh of relief following Tuesday’s announcement of the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
ANCOR applauds Congress, Biden administration for passing landmark American Rescue Plan legislation in much-needed boost to provider agencies, direct support professionals and the families they support.