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WIA and Rehabilitation Act Reauthorization: It's Done!

APSE is pleased to let its members know that President Obama has just signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act, reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act and Rehabilitation Act through 2020....

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In 10 Minutes, You Can Make a Difference

APSE Members: Comments are due this Thursday, July 17th regarding the rules for implementing President Obama’s February 2014 Executive Order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 per...

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Signing of Employment First

Alaska’s Governor Signs Employment First Legislation

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APSE Public Statement on WIA Reauthorization

On Wednesday May 21, 2014, agreement on a bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (which includes the Rehabilitation Act) was announced by a key group of Democrats and Republican...

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CPSD Issue Brief: Is Supported Employment a Good Investment?

Or Are Sheltered Workshops Cheaper to Operate? In this economic climate, vocational programs for adults with disabilities have to compete for the limited funds available. In order to obtain these...

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Rhode Island DOJ Settlement

The Department of Justice and State of Rhode Island have reached a “landmark” agreement regarding segregated sheltered workshops and adult day programs. According to the settlement, Rhode Island will provide...

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APSE On The Hill

On Monday, APSE’s Ryley Newport joined fellow members of the Collaboration to Promote Self Determination in a meeting with the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative...

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WIA Reauthorization Update

As you may know, the House and Senate are in active discussions and may be moving closer to reaching a compromise on language for the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment...

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