Advocating Since 1950

Woman hugging boyThe Arc’s Public Policy Office promotes and protects the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by advocating on a broad range of federal policy issues that affect their lives. The work includes: (a) legislative advocacy in Congress, (b) executive and regulatory advocacy with the Administration and officials of federal agencies, and (c) legal advocacy through participation in federal court litigation.

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Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act Language Published
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:58:34 PM

National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative Releases New Fact Sheets
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:57:07 PM

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Leader Resigning
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:55:43 PM

Senator Alexander Releases Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization Discussion Draft
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:54:41 PM

Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) Bill Introduced in the House
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:53:24 PM

State of the Union Address Tonight
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:51:38 PM

Supreme Court to Hear Medicaid Case
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:50:09 PM


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