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Archive: July 26, 2010

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 20 years ago today. At the time, critics said implementing the law would be too costly and disruptive to American life. Metro Nashville ADA Compliance Division manager Jerry Hall disagrees. He s ...Read More

TACOMA, Wash. - Relatives, friends and neighbors of older Washingtonians are being asked to take a closer look at the seniors' health and everyday living situations this month - and if something doesn't seem right, to speak up. July is "Adult Abuse Prevention Month" and last year, the Department of ...Read More

GOLDSBORO, N.C. - In an unseasonably hot North Carolina summer, more low-income families than ever before are benefiting from home weatherization, and it's bringing them welcome relief. Federal economic stimulus funds are boosting weatherization efforts for these families in need. The stimulus fun ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A year after drastic cuts in the state budget slashed funding for many safety-net services, thousands of Ohioans continue to struggle. The faces of those in need are changing, however, as food pantries report serving three times the number of clients. It's older Ohioans and those ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa's Office of Energy Independence (OEI) handed out more than $1 million recently to help eight innovative energy ventures get off the ground. While it's not a lot at face value, state officials say it's just part of the investment being made toward a clean energy economy in Iow ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was signed into law 20 years ago today, is a wide-ranging civil rights law prohibiting discrimination in employment and requiring access to goods and services. The federal law applies to people with disabilities of all kinds. Richard ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York could receive up to $700 million of the $4 billion up for grabs in the Obama administration's competition designed to encourage education reform. The states surviving to the next round of "Race to the Top" will be announced within the next several weeks. The head of the uni ...Read More

NEW YORK - The battle over the Living Wage Law is expected to heat up again today in Nassau County on Long Island. A special session of country lawmakers has been called to determine whether a one-dollar-an hour pay increase can be put on hold. Nassau County enacted its Living Wage Law in 2007, and ...Read More

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