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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Fifth Paul Marchand Intern in Disability Public Policy Selected
Monday, August 11, 2014 4:25:01 PM

Autism CARES Act Unanimously Passes Senate
Monday, August 11, 2014 9:03:59 AM

Senate Passes Autism CARES Act
Monday, August 04, 2014 5:12:35 PM

Field Office Changes Affect SSN Printouts as of August 1; Benefit Verification Letters Remain Available
Monday, August 04, 2014 5:06:34 PM

Legislation Introduced to Extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program
Monday, August 04, 2014 5:05:34 PM

Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity
Monday, August 04, 2014 5:04:00 PM

Workforce System Guidance Issued
Monday, August 04, 2014 5:02:58 PM

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