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APSE's Message is Clear: Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Be Catastrophic for Americans with Disabilities and Agencies that Serve Them

After months of draft proposals, Congressional Republican leaders have made their move on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


The Affordable Care Act: Where Are We?

How Does the Affordable Care Act Benefit Americans with Disabilities?


Strong Leadership for Uncertain Times: APSE Is Ready for 2017

Uncertainty is a dominant theme as we begin 2017. Whatever difficulties confront the integrated employment community, one thing will remain steadfast throughout 2017 and beyond…


Awareness is Good, Action is Better: APSE’s Approach to National Disability Employment Awareness Month

While we certainly want to raise awareness and celebrate the strides we’ve made on the Employment First front, we also think it’s important to keep things in perspective.


DOL Wage & Hour Division Releases Info Re: WIOA Section 511 and 14c Certificate

On August 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division released a number of items around implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 511...


New Restrictions on Subminimum Wage Go Into Effect – July 22, 2016

As a result of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), new restrictions on subminimum wage go into effect today, Friday July 22nd. The information below outlines these new requirements....


DOL Releases WIOA Final Regulations

June 30, 2016 The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education released the final regulations to implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Click here to access the rules through the...


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...


APSE’s Public Testimony to the Advisory Committee in Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICIEID)

My name is Allison Wohl and I am the Executive Director of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE). We are a national membership association of over 3,200 members...


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