We (LRI, Philly ADAPT, and D.I.A.) will be going to the Federal
Building (6th and Market) at 2pm to ask Senators Specter and Casey to
keep these funds in the bill. Could you free-up some of your staff to
We’ll be meeting at the LRI Lobby at 2pm.
DC people report to us that the vast majority of disability related
funding that was passed as part of the House Stimulus Package is
endangered, and will be jettisoned in the Senate version of the bill.
Programs like Independent Living funding, IDEA funding, Vocational
Rehabilitation, and other disability program funding are all on the