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2014-07-02 16:24:31

HARTFORD, Conn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 130 people with mental illnesses currently housed in two nursing homes in Connecticut will be able to live in community residences

2010-06-28 06:54:00

Jonathan Young, Chairman WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the National Council on Disability's newsletter for June 2010: Message from the Chairman: I am truly honored to have been appointed by President Obama as Chairman of the National Council on Disability (NCD).

2010-06-24 14:51:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of Florida must provide Michele Haddad with services that will enable her to remain in her home, a U.S. District Court in Jacksonville, Fla., ruled Wednesday.

2010-06-22 14:31:00

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S. Department of Justice: Good morning Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Enzi and members of the Committee. Thank you for holding this hearing on the anniversary of the Olmstead v. L.C.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.