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Eclectic, Egalitarian, Enduring

Failures Of Medicaid Privately Managed Health Care Corporations In Texas and Of The Texas Health and Human Services Commission To Provide Adequate Care and Disability Services – Official Testimony April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018 To the Texas House of Representatives Human Services Committee Representative Richard P. Raymond Chair Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave. Austin, Texas 78701 Sent via email to Committee Staff: Citizen Statement submitted via ADA Accommodation For Hearing … Continue reading

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Criminalizing People With Disabilities: The Ugly Face Of Anti-Civil Rights Legislation In The USA

The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, H.R. 620, was first introduced by Republican Texas Congressman Ted Poe several years ago and opponents of disability civil rights have kept it kicking around in the halls on Congress since then. … Continue reading

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My Public Comment To The National Council On Disability February 23, 2017

Dear Members of the National Council On Disability, The thoughts and comments I share with you go to all of the topics of concern addressed by this NCD meeting in that I believe no disability issues can be addressed effectively … Continue reading

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My Public Comment To The National Council On Disability Quarterly Meeting July 28, 2016

To the members of the National Council On Disability, The connections between disability and poverty can be seen in people with disabilities in various ways such as in the limitations of equal economic opportunity to those born with disabilities and … Continue reading

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Me and Bob, 1965 – An Interview With A Trapeze Artist

Time is such a funny thing; half a century can happen before you realize it, and then a photograph brings it all back home. There we are, me and Bob, at a cozy press interview, Friday September 24, 1965, at … Continue reading

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Criminalizing People With Disabilities: The Ugly Face Of Anti-Civil Rights Legislation In The USA

The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, H.R. 620,  was first introduced by Republican Texas Congressman Ted Poe several years ago and opponents of disability civil rights have kept it kicking around in the halls on Congress since then.  … Continue reading

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Public Comment To The National Council On Disability, May 2016

Public Comment To The National Council On Disability May 6, 2016 Dear Members of the National Council On Disability and all in the disability community, The challenges which our community faces in our attempt to achieve the equality promised by … Continue reading

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