National APSE Public Policy Committee Response to Section 511 of WIOA

Developed by: Pat Rogan, Rie Kennedy-Lizotte, and Bob Lawhead The national APSE Public Policy Committee is concerned about the vague language in Section 511 of WIOA regarding ‘reasonable period of time’...


PA APSE Response to the Pennsylvania Governor's Employment First Executive Order

May 2016, Pennsylvania APSE   Governor Wolf of Pennsylvania signed the Employment First Executive Order on March 10 giving his leadership team 120 days to put together a plan to...


Summer, APSE, and Cincinnati…A Great Combination

by Susan Rinne, APSE Board President Summer time has always been a time for me to look forward to being with old friends, making new ones, and making a list...


Hillary Clinton Calls for the End to SubMinimum Wage

APSE Applauds Hillary Clinton for Calling for the End to Subminimum Wage and Calls On Other Candidates to Do the Same On Monday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the...


The Perfect Storm of Opportunity

by Allison Wohl, APSE Executive Director One of the many reasons that I wanted to join the APSE national team just over a year ago is that I realized that...


MD APSE Chapter February 10, 2016 Testimony for HB 420 & SB 417

The Maryland APSE Chapter presented testimony on February 10 in Annapolis at the bill hearing for the Equal Employment Act in Maryland in Annapolis (HB420/ SB 41). Maryland APSE strongly supports HB...


Action Alert: National Organizations Release Toolkit to Help Stakeholders Advocate for Strong Implementation of the Home and Community Based Services Settings Rule in Their States

January 25, 2016:  Today the Bazelon Center, together with other disability and aging advocacy groups, issued a toolkit to help advocates push for strong implementation of the new Home and...


HCBS Settings Rules – What You Should Know!

These rules are an important step forward in federal policy, supporting inclusion and integration of people with disabilities in the community. They build on decades of disability policy, including major...


HCBS Settings Advocacy Abridged

Home and community based services (HCBS) provide opportunities for Medicaid participants to receive services in their own home and in the broader community. These programs provide services to a variety...


HCBS Setting Rules Setting Advocacy

The process for states to come into compliance with the new Medicaid home and community based services (HCBS) settings rules is ongoing, and involvement from advocates remains important. The HCBS...


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