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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

ADA Presidential Proclamation Includes Historic First

On July 29, President Obama issued a presidential proclamation in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Illinois Governor Signs ABLE Act Into Law

On July 27, Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law Senate Bill 1383, the Achieving Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Bridging the Economic Divide: Lawmakers, Feds and Financial Heads Join Forces to Advance Needs of Americans with Disabilities

National Disability Institute Convenes First Economic Advancement and Financial Inclusion Summit

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

July Edition of the REI Network News Now Available

National Disability Institute's REI Network News is a monthly newsletter that will provide the latest information and resources to help NDI and its Real Economic Impact Network to continue to move forward our common mission: the economic advancement of people with disabilities.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Wisconsin Becomes Latest ABLE State

On July 12, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 21, the State Budget, into law. The ABLE Act was included as a provision to the underlying bill.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Leading ABLE Disability Organizations Collaborating to Ensure ABLE Accounts Are Offered in an Effective and Timely Manner to Individuals with Disabilities

The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), Autism Speaks, and National Disability Institute (NDI) are very pleased that the U.S. Department of the Treasury timely issued proposed regulations for the Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 (ABLE Act).

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The Week of Fourth Of July Brings Exciting ABLE Act News

During the week of the Fourth of July, Louisiana, Iowa and Hawaii passed ABLE legislation.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

June Edition of the Washington Insider Now Available

National Disability Institute's Washington Insider is a monthly newsletter highlighting key federal policy news that impacts the financial futures and economic empowerment of all people with disabilities.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Missouri Governor Signs ABLE Act

On June 29th, Governor Jay Nixon signed the ABLE Act into law in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Monday, June 29, 2015

ABLE Act Regulations: Highlights for Potential Beneficiaries and Families

In an effort to inform the disability community and other relevant stakeholders about the details of the proposed regulations, NDI has developed the following preliminary ABLE Act regulation phighlights:

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