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Illinois

Americans with Disabilities Act

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, IL - Talk of the Sound » Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ... Talk of the Sound EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article ...

Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act
ABC30.com, IL - Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act ABC30.com » Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act . A state lawmaker from the North Valley says too many small businesses are being sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act , and now he wants to change that. Embed. Merced County lawmaker leads charge to modify Americans with Disabilities Act Modesto Bee all 4 news articles »

Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ...
Southgate News Herald, IL - Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ... Southgate News Herald » The move was based on safety concerns, but the lawsuit, filed by Michael Harris who uses a wheelchair and Karla Hudson of East Lansing who is blind, called it a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act . The settlement calls for the buses to ... and more »

Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit
Law360 (subscription), IL - ~Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit~ Law360 (subscription) » ... by a former pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy Inc., who claimed the Eleventh Circuit improperly found he wasn't eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act in his putative class action accusing CVS of firing him because of health ... and more »

Employing people with disabilities makes perfect business sense
MinnPost, IL - MinnPost » MinnPost According to the Americans with Disabilities Act , employers cannot discriminate in hiring or employment. Any employer with 15 or more employees is required to provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, unless doing so would ... and more »

Parents of disabled upset with SeaWorld
U-T San Diego, IL - U-T San Diego » U-T San Diego Koontz said that “SeaWorld takes its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act very seriously” and believes it is complying with the law. With the park's change in policy, some parents say they are paying hundreds of dollars more each ...

It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'
Fox News, IL - Fox News » ~It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'~ Fox News Kaplan wrote that it makes sense to re-examine and potentially reverse the fact that the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 specifically exclude pedophiles from claiming that they are disabled and ... and more »

Council denies permit to group home for memory impaired
Your Houston News, IL - Your Houston News » The Shenandoah City Council may face a complaint to the Department of Justice under the Americans with Disabilities Act after denying a special-use permit to Sycamore Creek Ranch, a group care facility focused on temporary housing for people with ...

Americans with Disabilities Compliant Park Opens
Cape May County Herald (press release), IL - Cape May County Herald (press release) » GOSHEN – Middle Township opened a new playground Oct. 3 that all residents can enjoy. This playground is the first in Middle Township to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act . “It's been a long time coming,” Mayor Timothy Donohue said ...

Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears
FOX10 News, IL - FOX10 News » ~Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears~ FOX10 News The suit is seeking damages under the Americans with Disabilities Act , asserting that Ikeoluwa is being discriminated against because of a “perceived impairment.” When the girl tried to return to the Meadowside Elementary School, she was told by Dr ... Connecticut father sues daughter's school over Ebola quarantine New York Daily News all 250 news articles »

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Help America Vote Act

Uncounted Votes
Center For American Progress, IL - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ... and more »

Idea of the Day: The Racially Discriminatory Effects of Provisional Ballots
Center For American Progress, IL - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ...

Will Your Vote Count?
Forward Times, IL - Forward Times » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 was passed by the United States Congress to make sweeping reforms to the nation's voting process. The HAVA addresses improvements to voter access identified following the 2000 election debacle involving then ... and more »

Absentee deadline is Oct. 30 for Nov. 4 General Election
Clanton Advertiser, IL - Clanton Advertiser » The county is leasing the new voter machines from Election Systems and Software and the model of the machines is the DS 200 Digital Precinct Scan. Chilton County also qualified for a Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant allowing each precinct in the ... and more »

St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges
Southern Maryland Online, IL - ~St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges~ Southern Maryland Online » Title 5 of the 2002 Help America Vote Act encourages the employment of college students as poll workers. However, she states, Title 5 has never been broadly funded and has not had funds to support campus poll worker programs and research since 2010.

More Services for Senior Citizens Move to Administration for Community Living
SeniorJournal.com, IL - SeniorJournal.com » Locates the Paralysis Resource Center within the Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' Office of Innovation, which already administers the Help America Vote Act program that serves individuals with all types of disabilities ...

Voting Options for Persons Living with Disabilities
WOUB, IL - WOUB » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) protects the right of people with disabilities to vote by making sure that: voting locations are easy to get to and to use, people who are blind or having problems seeing get the help they need, voting is private and ... and more »

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, IL - KHON2 » Under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2012, registered voters can cast a provisional ballot without any form of identification. Officials say if they do catch someone who is voting multiple times, they will turn it over to the prosecutor's office ... and more »

Maurice Donovan Jr.
Virgin Islands Daily News, IL - Virgin Islands Daily News » What changes or reforms would you work to make in the V.I. Elections System? Continue to work towards coming into compliance with the " Help America Vote Act - 2002," which includes, but is not limited to, our providing the opportunities for voters to ...

Voting accusations fly in reservation areas
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, IL - Sioux Falls Argus Leader » Sioux Falls Argus Leader Commissioners last year said they would establish an early voting center in Fort Thompson if they could do so using Help America Vote Act money. Elaine Wulff, Buffalo County's auditor, said the county has about $20,000 in HAVA money. But Wulff said the ...

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Indiana

Americans with Disabilities Act

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, IN - Talk of the Sound » Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ... Talk of the Sound EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article ...

Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act
ABC30.com, IN - Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act ABC30.com » Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act . A state lawmaker from the North Valley says too many small businesses are being sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act , and now he wants to change that. Embed. Merced County lawmaker leads charge to modify Americans with Disabilities Act Modesto Bee all 4 news articles »

Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ...
Southgate News Herald, IN - Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ... Southgate News Herald » The move was based on safety concerns, but the lawsuit, filed by Michael Harris who uses a wheelchair and Karla Hudson of East Lansing who is blind, called it a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act . The settlement calls for the buses to ...

Detroit Metro Airport, disability advocates settle suit
The Detroit News, IN - The Detroit News » The Detroit News Although the walk is still 600 feet from the drop off location to the terminal, the pathway that passengers will walk along will be completely remodeled so it complies to Americans with Disabilities Act , Turkish said. Naughton, who along with other ... Metro Airport settles disability lawsuit Detroit Free Press all 21 news articles »

$1.8 million grant awarded to Galt for pedestrian, American with Disabilities ...
Lodi News-Sentinel, IN - $1.8 million grant awarded to Galt for pedestrian, American with Disabilities ... Lodi News-Sentinel » The city of Galt will receive $1.8 million in transportation grants to make a number of improvements under the Americans with Disabilities Act , as well as sidewalk and pedestrian improvements on streets near several local schools. The proposal ranked ...

Editorial: Still a tough road for Americans with disabilities
New Haven Register, IN - New Haven Register » Nearly a quarter of a century after then-President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 (which was later revised and strengthened in 2009), you won't find any of Connecticut's 169 towns and cities in total ... and more »

Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit
Law360 (subscription), IN - ~Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit~ Law360 (subscription) » ... by a former pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy Inc., who claimed the Eleventh Circuit improperly found he wasn't eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act in his putative class action accusing CVS of firing him because of health ... and more »

Swansea selectmen appoint Americans With Disabilities coordinator
Fall River Herald News, IN - Fall River Herald News » SWANSEA — Christopher Carreiro has been appointed by the Board of Selectmen as the new Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator for the town. In this role, Carreiro will be corresponding with the Department of Justice regarding a 2011 settlement ... and more »

Frequent Filing No Basis to Bar Fla. ADA Lawyer's Admission
New Jersey Law Journal, IN - New Jersey Law Journal » ~Frequent Filing No Basis to Bar Fla. ADA Lawyer's Admission~ New Jersey Law Journal Fuller has only pursued one kind of filing here, pertaining to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act , Chesler said. Furthermore, “provincialism and adequate local lawyers” are not good cause to deny admission to district courts, which are ... and more »

Americans with Disabilities Compliant Park Opens
Cape May County Herald (press release), IN - Cape May County Herald (press release) » GOSHEN – Middle Township opened a new playground Oct. 3 that all residents can enjoy. This playground is the first in Middle Township to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act . “It's been a long time coming,” Mayor Timothy Donohue said ...

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Help America Vote Act

Absentee deadline is Oct. 30 for Nov. 4 General Election
Clanton Advertiser, IN - Clanton Advertiser » The county is leasing the new voter machines from Election Systems and Software and the model of the machines is the DS 200 Digital Precinct Scan. Chilton County also qualified for a Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant allowing each precinct in the ... and more »

Voting Options for Persons Living with Disabilities
WOUB, IN - WOUB » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) protects the right of people with disabilities to vote by making sure that: voting locations are easy to get to and to use, people who are blind or having problems seeing get the help they need, voting is private and ... and more »

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF PLYMOUTH
Hometownlife.com, IN - Hometownlife.com » To comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), voting instructions will be available on audio tape and in Braille. Arrangements for obtaining the instructions in these alternative formats can be made by contacting the Township Clerk in advance of the ... and more »

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, IN - KHON2 » Under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2012, registered voters can cast a provisional ballot without any form of identification. Officials say if they do catch someone who is voting multiple times, they will turn it over to the prosecutor's office ... and more »

Maurice Donovan Jr.
Virgin Islands Daily News, IN - Virgin Islands Daily News » What changes or reforms would you work to make in the V.I. Elections System? Continue to work towards coming into compliance with the " Help America Vote Act - 2002," which includes, but is not limited to, our providing the opportunities for voters to ...

Kinney, Lazenby vie for Rock Island County Clerk seat
Quad City Times, IN - Quad City Times » Kinney ran after an FBI investigation into then-County Clerk Richard Leibovitz's private business, which marketed a computerized system intended to make it easier for election officials to track voters. Federal Help America Vote Act funds were used to ... and more »

Sebastian Election Panel To Meet Tuesday To Discuss AG Ruling
Times Record, IN - Times Record » Shue asked if it was necessary to have a unanimous vote to close a designated polling place that is in violation of either the American with Disabilities Act or the Help America Vote Act ; and if the move pre-empted A.C.A. 7-5-101(a)(2), which addresses ...

Voting accusations fly in reservation areas
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, IN - Sioux Falls Argus Leader » Sioux Falls Argus Leader Commissioners last year said they would establish an early voting center in Fort Thompson if they could do so using Help America Vote Act money. Elaine Wulff, Buffalo County's auditor, said the county has about $20,000 in HAVA money. But Wulff said the ...

How American Indians Could Save the Democrats' Senate Majority
Mother Jones, IN - ThinkProgress ~How American Indians Could Save the Democrats' Senate Majority~ Mother Jones » The 2002 Help America Vote Act provided federal funding to replace antiquated voting mechanisms and make polling locations more accessible to people with disabilities. South Dakota counties resisted the idea of using federal funds to subsidize ... How A South Dakota County Is Suppressing The Native American Vote ThinkProgress all 3 news articles »

How racism underlies voter ID laws: the academics weigh in
Los Angeles Times, IN - Los Angeles Times » In 2000, four states--Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan and North Dakota--had enacted ID laws, none of them photo-based; they aimed to clarify voting rules, part of a trend that led to the Help America Vote Act , which was passed by a bipartisan vote in ... and more »

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Michigan

Americans with Disabilities Act

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, MI - Talk of the Sound » Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ... Talk of the Sound EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article ...

Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act
ABC30.com, MI - Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act ABC30.com » Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act . A state lawmaker from the North Valley says too many small businesses are being sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act , and now he wants to change that. Embed. Merced County lawmaker leads charge to modify Americans with Disabilities Act Modesto Bee all 4 news articles »

Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ...
Southgate News Herald, MI - Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ... Southgate News Herald » The move was based on safety concerns, but the lawsuit, filed by Michael Harris who uses a wheelchair and Karla Hudson of East Lansing who is blind, called it a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act . The settlement calls for the buses to ... and more »

Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit
Law360 (subscription), MI - ~Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit~ Law360 (subscription) » ... by a former pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy Inc., who claimed the Eleventh Circuit improperly found he wasn't eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act in his putative class action accusing CVS of firing him because of health ... and more »

Employing people with disabilities makes perfect business sense
MinnPost, MI - MinnPost » MinnPost According to the Americans with Disabilities Act , employers cannot discriminate in hiring or employment. Any employer with 15 or more employees is required to provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, unless doing so would ... and more »

Parents of disabled upset with SeaWorld
U-T San Diego, MI - U-T San Diego » U-T San Diego Koontz said that “SeaWorld takes its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act very seriously” and believes it is complying with the law. With the park's change in policy, some parents say they are paying hundreds of dollars more each ...

It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'
Fox News, MI - Fox News » ~It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'~ Fox News Kaplan wrote that it makes sense to re-examine and potentially reverse the fact that the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 specifically exclude pedophiles from claiming that they are disabled and ... and more »

Council denies permit to group home for memory impaired
Your Houston News, MI - Your Houston News » The Shenandoah City Council may face a complaint to the Department of Justice under the Americans with Disabilities Act after denying a special-use permit to Sycamore Creek Ranch, a group care facility focused on temporary housing for people with ...

Americans with Disabilities Compliant Park Opens
Cape May County Herald (press release), MI - Cape May County Herald (press release) » GOSHEN – Middle Township opened a new playground Oct. 3 that all residents can enjoy. This playground is the first in Middle Township to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act . “It's been a long time coming,” Mayor Timothy Donohue said ...

Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears
FOX10 News, MI - FOX10 News » ~Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears~ FOX10 News The suit is seeking damages under the Americans with Disabilities Act , asserting that Ikeoluwa is being discriminated against because of a “perceived impairment.” When the girl tried to return to the Meadowside Elementary School, she was told by Dr ... Connecticut father sues daughter's school over Ebola quarantine New York Daily News all 250 news articles »

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Help America Vote Act

Uncounted Votes
Center For American Progress, MI - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ... and more »

Idea of the Day: The Racially Discriminatory Effects of Provisional Ballots
Center For American Progress, MI - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ...

Will Your Vote Count?
Forward Times, MI - Forward Times » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 was passed by the United States Congress to make sweeping reforms to the nation's voting process. The HAVA addresses improvements to voter access identified following the 2000 election debacle involving then ... and more »

Absentee deadline is Oct. 30 for Nov. 4 General Election
Clanton Advertiser, MI - Clanton Advertiser » The county is leasing the new voter machines from Election Systems and Software and the model of the machines is the DS 200 Digital Precinct Scan. Chilton County also qualified for a Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant allowing each precinct in the ... and more »

St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges
Southern Maryland Online, MI - ~St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges~ Southern Maryland Online » Title 5 of the 2002 Help America Vote Act encourages the employment of college students as poll workers. However, she states, Title 5 has never been broadly funded and has not had funds to support campus poll worker programs and research since 2010.

More Services for Senior Citizens Move to Administration for Community Living
SeniorJournal.com, MI - SeniorJournal.com » Locates the Paralysis Resource Center within the Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' Office of Innovation, which already administers the Help America Vote Act program that serves individuals with all types of disabilities ...

Voting Options for Persons Living with Disabilities
WOUB, MI - WOUB » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) protects the right of people with disabilities to vote by making sure that: voting locations are easy to get to and to use, people who are blind or having problems seeing get the help they need, voting is private and ... and more »

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, MI - KHON2 » Under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2012, registered voters can cast a provisional ballot without any form of identification. Officials say if they do catch someone who is voting multiple times, they will turn it over to the prosecutor's office ... and more »

Maurice Donovan Jr.
Virgin Islands Daily News, MI - Virgin Islands Daily News » What changes or reforms would you work to make in the V.I. Elections System? Continue to work towards coming into compliance with the " Help America Vote Act - 2002," which includes, but is not limited to, our providing the opportunities for voters to ...

Voting accusations fly in reservation areas
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, MI - Sioux Falls Argus Leader » Sioux Falls Argus Leader Commissioners last year said they would establish an early voting center in Fort Thompson if they could do so using Help America Vote Act money. Elaine Wulff, Buffalo County's auditor, said the county has about $20,000 in HAVA money. But Wulff said the ...

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Minnesota

Americans with Disabilities Act

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, MN - Talk of the Sound » Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ... Talk of the Sound EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article ...

Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act
ABC30.com, MN - Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act ABC30.com » Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act . A state lawmaker from the North Valley says too many small businesses are being sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act , and now he wants to change that. Embed. Merced County lawmaker leads charge to modify Americans with Disabilities Act Modesto Bee all 4 news articles »

Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ...
Southgate News Herald, MN - Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ... Southgate News Herald » The move was based on safety concerns, but the lawsuit, filed by Michael Harris who uses a wheelchair and Karla Hudson of East Lansing who is blind, called it a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act . The settlement calls for the buses to ...

Detroit Metro Airport, disability advocates settle suit
The Detroit News, MN - The Detroit News » The Detroit News Although the walk is still 600 feet from the drop off location to the terminal, the pathway that passengers will walk along will be completely remodeled so it complies to Americans with Disabilities Act , Turkish said. Naughton, who along with other ... Metro Airport settles disability lawsuit Detroit Free Press all 21 news articles »

$1.8 million grant awarded to Galt for pedestrian, American with Disabilities ...
Lodi News-Sentinel, MN - $1.8 million grant awarded to Galt for pedestrian, American with Disabilities ... Lodi News-Sentinel » The city of Galt will receive $1.8 million in transportation grants to make a number of improvements under the Americans with Disabilities Act , as well as sidewalk and pedestrian improvements on streets near several local schools. The proposal ranked ...

Editorial: Still a tough road for Americans with disabilities
New Haven Register, MN - New Haven Register » Nearly a quarter of a century after then-President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 (which was later revised and strengthened in 2009), you won't find any of Connecticut's 169 towns and cities in total ... and more »

Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit
Law360 (subscription), MN - ~Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit~ Law360 (subscription) » ... by a former pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy Inc., who claimed the Eleventh Circuit improperly found he wasn't eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act in his putative class action accusing CVS of firing him because of health ... and more »

Swansea selectmen appoint Americans With Disabilities coordinator
Fall River Herald News, MN - Fall River Herald News » SWANSEA — Christopher Carreiro has been appointed by the Board of Selectmen as the new Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator for the town. In this role, Carreiro will be corresponding with the Department of Justice regarding a 2011 settlement ... and more »

Frequent Filing No Basis to Bar Fla. ADA Lawyer's Admission
New Jersey Law Journal, MN - New Jersey Law Journal » ~Frequent Filing No Basis to Bar Fla. ADA Lawyer's Admission~ New Jersey Law Journal Fuller has only pursued one kind of filing here, pertaining to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act , Chesler said. Furthermore, “provincialism and adequate local lawyers” are not good cause to deny admission to district courts, which are ... and more »

Americans with Disabilities Compliant Park Opens
Cape May County Herald (press release), MN - Cape May County Herald (press release) » GOSHEN – Middle Township opened a new playground Oct. 3 that all residents can enjoy. This playground is the first in Middle Township to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act . “It's been a long time coming,” Mayor Timothy Donohue said ...

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Help America Vote Act

Absentee deadline is Oct. 30 for Nov. 4 General Election
Clanton Advertiser, MN - Clanton Advertiser » The county is leasing the new voter machines from Election Systems and Software and the model of the machines is the DS 200 Digital Precinct Scan. Chilton County also qualified for a Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant allowing each precinct in the ... and more »

Voting Options for Persons Living with Disabilities
WOUB, MN - WOUB » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) protects the right of people with disabilities to vote by making sure that: voting locations are easy to get to and to use, people who are blind or having problems seeing get the help they need, voting is private and ... and more »

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF PLYMOUTH
Hometownlife.com, MN - Hometownlife.com » To comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), voting instructions will be available on audio tape and in Braille. Arrangements for obtaining the instructions in these alternative formats can be made by contacting the Township Clerk in advance of the ... and more »

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, MN - KHON2 » Under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2012, registered voters can cast a provisional ballot without any form of identification. Officials say if they do catch someone who is voting multiple times, they will turn it over to the prosecutor's office ... and more »

Maurice Donovan Jr.
Virgin Islands Daily News, MN - Virgin Islands Daily News » What changes or reforms would you work to make in the V.I. Elections System? Continue to work towards coming into compliance with the " Help America Vote Act - 2002," which includes, but is not limited to, our providing the opportunities for voters to ...

Kinney, Lazenby vie for Rock Island County Clerk seat
Quad City Times, MN - Quad City Times » Kinney ran after an FBI investigation into then-County Clerk Richard Leibovitz's private business, which marketed a computerized system intended to make it easier for election officials to track voters. Federal Help America Vote Act funds were used to ... and more »

Sebastian Election Panel To Meet Tuesday To Discuss AG Ruling
Times Record, MN - Times Record » Shue asked if it was necessary to have a unanimous vote to close a designated polling place that is in violation of either the American with Disabilities Act or the Help America Vote Act ; and if the move pre-empted A.C.A. 7-5-101(a)(2), which addresses ...

Voting accusations fly in reservation areas
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, MN - Sioux Falls Argus Leader » Sioux Falls Argus Leader Commissioners last year said they would establish an early voting center in Fort Thompson if they could do so using Help America Vote Act money. Elaine Wulff, Buffalo County's auditor, said the county has about $20,000 in HAVA money. But Wulff said the ...

How American Indians Could Save the Democrats' Senate Majority
Mother Jones, MN - ThinkProgress ~How American Indians Could Save the Democrats' Senate Majority~ Mother Jones » The 2002 Help America Vote Act provided federal funding to replace antiquated voting mechanisms and make polling locations more accessible to people with disabilities. South Dakota counties resisted the idea of using federal funds to subsidize ... How A South Dakota County Is Suppressing The Native American Vote ThinkProgress all 3 news articles »

How racism underlies voter ID laws: the academics weigh in
Los Angeles Times, MN - Los Angeles Times » In 2000, four states--Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan and North Dakota--had enacted ID laws, none of them photo-based; they aimed to clarify voting rules, part of a trend that led to the Help America Vote Act , which was passed by a bipartisan vote in ... and more »

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Ohio

Americans with Disabilities Act

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, OH - Talk of the Sound » Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ... Talk of the Sound EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article ...

Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act
ABC30.com, OH - Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act ABC30.com » Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act . A state lawmaker from the North Valley says too many small businesses are being sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act , and now he wants to change that. Embed. Merced County lawmaker leads charge to modify Americans with Disabilities Act Modesto Bee all 4 news articles »

Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ...
Southgate News Herald, OH - Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ... Southgate News Herald » The move was based on safety concerns, but the lawsuit, filed by Michael Harris who uses a wheelchair and Karla Hudson of East Lansing who is blind, called it a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act . The settlement calls for the buses to ... and more »

Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit
Law360 (subscription), OH - ~Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit~ Law360 (subscription) » ... by a former pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy Inc., who claimed the Eleventh Circuit improperly found he wasn't eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act in his putative class action accusing CVS of firing him because of health ... and more »

Employing people with disabilities makes perfect business sense
MinnPost, OH - MinnPost » MinnPost According to the Americans with Disabilities Act , employers cannot discriminate in hiring or employment. Any employer with 15 or more employees is required to provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, unless doing so would ... and more »

Parents of disabled upset with SeaWorld
U-T San Diego, OH - U-T San Diego » U-T San Diego Koontz said that “SeaWorld takes its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act very seriously” and believes it is complying with the law. With the park's change in policy, some parents say they are paying hundreds of dollars more each ...

It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'
Fox News, OH - Fox News » ~It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'~ Fox News Kaplan wrote that it makes sense to re-examine and potentially reverse the fact that the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 specifically exclude pedophiles from claiming that they are disabled and ... and more »

Council denies permit to group home for memory impaired
Your Houston News, OH - Your Houston News » The Shenandoah City Council may face a complaint to the Department of Justice under the Americans with Disabilities Act after denying a special-use permit to Sycamore Creek Ranch, a group care facility focused on temporary housing for people with ...

Americans with Disabilities Compliant Park Opens
Cape May County Herald (press release), OH - Cape May County Herald (press release) » GOSHEN – Middle Township opened a new playground Oct. 3 that all residents can enjoy. This playground is the first in Middle Township to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act . “It's been a long time coming,” Mayor Timothy Donohue said ...

Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears
FOX10 News, OH - FOX10 News » ~Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears~ FOX10 News The suit is seeking damages under the Americans with Disabilities Act , asserting that Ikeoluwa is being discriminated against because of a “perceived impairment.” When the girl tried to return to the Meadowside Elementary School, she was told by Dr ... Amid Ebola Fears, School Bars a Third-Grader for 21 Days New York Times Connecticut father sues daughter's school over Ebola quarantine New York Daily News all 257 news articles »

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Help America Vote Act

Uncounted Votes
Center For American Progress, OH - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ... and more »

Idea of the Day: The Racially Discriminatory Effects of Provisional Ballots
Center For American Progress, OH - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ...

Audio voting available for disabled voters
Wagonertribune, OH - Wagonertribune » Wagonertribune States are required to offer options for disabled voters by the federal Help America Vote Act . For more information about accessibility issues, call the State Election Board at 405-521-2391 or visit the State Election Board's website at elections.ok.gov. and more »

Will Your Vote Count?
Forward Times, OH - Forward Times » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 was passed by the United States Congress to make sweeping reforms to the nation's voting process. The HAVA addresses improvements to voter access identified following the 2000 election debacle involving then ...

Absentee deadline is Oct. 30 for Nov. 4 General Election
Clanton Advertiser, OH - Clanton Advertiser » The county is leasing the new voter machines from Election Systems and Software and the model of the machines is the DS 200 Digital Precinct Scan. Chilton County also qualified for a Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant allowing each precinct in the ... and more »

St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges
Southern Maryland Online, OH - ~St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges~ Southern Maryland Online » Title 5 of the 2002 Help America Vote Act encourages the employment of college students as poll workers. However, she states, Title 5 has never been broadly funded and has not had funds to support campus poll worker programs and research since 2010.

More Services for Senior Citizens Move to Administration for Community Living
SeniorJournal.com, OH - SeniorJournal.com » Locates the Paralysis Resource Center within the Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' Office of Innovation, which already administers the Help America Vote Act program that serves individuals with all types of disabilities ...

Voting Options for Persons Living with Disabilities
WOUB, OH - WOUB » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) protects the right of people with disabilities to vote by making sure that: voting locations are easy to get to and to use, people who are blind or having problems seeing get the help they need, voting is private and ... and more »

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, OH - KHON2 » Under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2012, registered voters can cast a provisional ballot without any form of identification. Officials say if they do catch someone who is voting multiple times, they will turn it over to the prosecutor's office ... and more »

Maurice Donovan Jr.
Virgin Islands Daily News, OH - Virgin Islands Daily News » What changes or reforms would you work to make in the V.I. Elections System? Continue to work towards coming into compliance with the " Help America Vote Act - 2002," which includes, but is not limited to, our providing the opportunities for voters to ...

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Wisconsin

Americans with Disabilities Act

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, WI - Talk of the Sound » Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ... Talk of the Sound EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article ...

Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act
ABC30.com, WI - Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act ABC30.com » Merced County lawmaker seeks changes with Americans with Disabilities Act . A state lawmaker from the North Valley says too many small businesses are being sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act , and now he wants to change that. Embed. Merced County lawmaker leads charge to modify Americans with Disabilities Act Modesto Bee all 4 news articles »

Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ...
Southgate News Herald, WI - Detroit Free Press Detroit Metropolitan Airport reaches settlement in Americans With Disabilities ... Southgate News Herald » The move was based on safety concerns, but the lawsuit, filed by Michael Harris who uses a wheelchair and Karla Hudson of East Lansing who is blind, called it a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act . The settlement calls for the buses to ... Detroit Metro Airport, disability advocates settle suit The Detroit News Metro Airport settles disability lawsuit Detroit Free Press all 21 news articles »

$1.8 million grant awarded to Galt for pedestrian, American with Disabilities ...
Lodi News-Sentinel, WI - $1.8 million grant awarded to Galt for pedestrian, American with Disabilities ... Lodi News-Sentinel » The city of Galt will receive $1.8 million in transportation grants to make a number of improvements under the Americans with Disabilities Act , as well as sidewalk and pedestrian improvements on streets near several local schools. The proposal ranked ...

Editorial: Still a tough road for Americans with disabilities
New Haven Register, WI - New Haven Register » Nearly a quarter of a century after then-President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 (which was later revised and strengthened in 2009), you won't find any of Connecticut's 169 towns and cities in total ... and more »

Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit
Law360 (subscription), WI - ~Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit~ Law360 (subscription) » ... by a former pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy Inc., who claimed the Eleventh Circuit improperly found he wasn't eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act in his putative class action accusing CVS of firing him because of health ... and more »

Swansea selectmen appoint Americans With Disabilities coordinator
Fall River Herald News, WI - Fall River Herald News » SWANSEA — Christopher Carreiro has been appointed by the Board of Selectmen as the new Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator for the town. In this role, Carreiro will be corresponding with the Department of Justice regarding a 2011 settlement ... and more »

Duke aims to bridge gaps in disability access
Duke Chronicle, WI - Duke Chronicle » Duke Chronicle The DDA then partnered with the administration, ensuring that the current West Union renovation would create a fully accessible space with features that meet—and possibly surpass—the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act . Vice President of ...

Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears
WNYT, WI - ~Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears~ WNYT » The suit is seeking damages under the Americans with Disabilities Act , asserting that Ikeoluwa is being discriminated against because of a "perceived impairment." When the girl tried to return to the Meadowside Elementary School, she was told by Dr ... and more »

It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'
Fox News, WI - Fox News » ~It makes no sense to view pedophilia as a 'disability'~ Fox News Kaplan wrote that it makes sense to re-examine and potentially reverse the fact that the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 specifically exclude pedophiles from claiming that they are disabled and ... and more »

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Help America Vote Act

Uncounted Votes
Center For American Progress, WI - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ... and more »

Will Your Vote Count?
Forward Times, WI - Forward Times » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 was passed by the United States Congress to make sweeping reforms to the nation's voting process. The HAVA addresses improvements to voter access identified following the 2000 election debacle involving then ... and more »

Voting Options for Persons Living with Disabilities
WOUB, WI - WOUB » The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) protects the right of people with disabilities to vote by making sure that: voting locations are easy to get to and to use, people who are blind or having problems seeing get the help they need, voting is private and ... and more »

St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges
Southern Maryland Online, WI - ~St. Mary's College 'Parties and Elections' Students Serve as Election Judges~ Southern Maryland Online » Title 5 of the 2002 Help America Vote Act encourages the employment of college students as poll workers. However, she states, Title 5 has never been broadly funded and has not had funds to support campus poll worker programs and research since 2010.

Absentee deadline is Oct. 30 for Nov. 4 General Election
Clanton Advertiser, WI - Clanton Advertiser » The county is leasing the new voter machines from Election Systems and Software and the model of the machines is the DS 200 Digital Precinct Scan. Chilton County also qualified for a Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant allowing each precinct in the ... and more »

Maurice Donovan Jr.
Virgin Islands Daily News, WI - Virgin Islands Daily News » What changes or reforms would you work to make in the V.I. Elections System? Continue to work towards coming into compliance with the " Help America Vote Act - 2002," which includes, but is not limited to, our providing the opportunities for voters to ...

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, WI - KHON2 » Under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2012, registered voters can cast a provisional ballot without any form of identification. Officials say if they do catch someone who is voting multiple times, they will turn it over to the prosecutor's office ... and more »

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF PLYMOUTH
Hometownlife.com, WI - Hometownlife.com » To comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), voting instructions will be available on audio tape and in Braille. Arrangements for obtaining the instructions in these alternative formats can be made by contacting the Township Clerk in advance of the ...

Voting accusations fly in reservation areas
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, WI - Sioux Falls Argus Leader » Sioux Falls Argus Leader Commissioners last year said they would establish an early voting center in Fort Thompson if they could do so using Help America Vote Act money. Elaine Wulff, Buffalo County's auditor, said the county has about $20,000 in HAVA money. But Wulff said the ...

Sebastian Election Panel To Meet Tuesday To Discuss AG Ruling
Times Record, WI - Times Record » Shue asked if it was necessary to have a unanimous vote to close a designated polling place that is in violation of either the American with Disabilities Act or the Help America Vote Act ; and if the move pre-empted A.C.A. 7-5-101(a)(2), which addresses ...

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