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APSE Joins Other Leading Organizations for Reform of AbilityOne Program

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seven leading organizations comprised of Americans with disabilities announced today that they are calling for reform of the AbilityOne Program and set forth seven…

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Change is Hard

Our world is going through so many changes so quickly that it sometimes seems impossible to keep pace. In the past five years, we have seen radical changes in our…

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APSE Applauds Senators Grassley, Casey and Wyden for Introducing the Transition to Independence Act, S. 1604

The Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) applauds Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Robert Casey (D-PA) for the introduction of the Transition to Independence Act (S.1604). This…

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APSE Applauds WIOA Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICIEID)

Subcommittee reports and recommendations strike the right balance in promoting competitive integrated employment for Americans with disabilities The Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) applauds the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive…

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Reflections on the APSE National Conference & Why This Year's Should Not be Missed

By Susan Rinne President, APSE Board of Directors I am so excited to see you all in Philly in just a few short months. It seems every year the offerings…

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APSE's public testimony to the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

On Friday January 23rd, Executive Director Allison Wohl, provided APSE’s public testimony to the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities.   This was APSE’s testimony:…

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What the election means for Employment First

The 2014 Midterm Elections are over and APSE would like to provide our members, and others in the disability advocacy community, with information about the results and the importance of building…

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Finding Your Legislators on Twitter!

Did you know your legislators use social media too? There are many different communication strategies that you can use as an APSE leader. Choosing the most effective strategy or strategies…

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Alert: Reid's NCD Appointee Supports Subminimum Wages & Segregation!

APSE is concerned that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has appointed Bob Brown to the National Council on Disability (NCD). Mr. Brown is a strong supporter of subminimum wages and…

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Employment First Policy approved by the MN Olmstead Sub-Cabinet

Press Release: Employment First Policy approved by the MN Olmstead Sub-Cabinet It is with great pleasure that MN APSE announces the approval of an Employment First Policy by the MN…

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APSE's Voice – Final Rules on Minimum Wage

They Listened to Us! On Wednesday, the Labor Department announced the final rule raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers. As many APSE members know, APSE strongly advocated for…

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Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order to push Employment First in the State!

On September 17th, New York’s Governor signed an executive order to establish the Employment First Commission, tasked with creating an Employment First policy for New York, which makes competitive, integrated…

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US Senate HELP Committee Hearing on Disability and Poverty

On Thursday, September 18th, Senator Harkin held what might be is last disability hearing as a U.S. Senator.

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Let CMS Know: Employment in the Community is Important!

CMS, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will soon be issuing guidance regarding how Medicaid funds can be used for employment. It’s very important that CMS hear from you!…

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Signing of Employment First

Alaska’s Governor Signs Employment First Legislation

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