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Illinois

Americans with Disabilities Act

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, IL - Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act The Ithaca Voice » The Americans with Disabilities Act was a high point in ensuring the civil rights of people with all types of disabilities. Twenty-five years later, reading the complaints of a few of our downtown business-people and in particular, a spokesperson for ...

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, IL - Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act Leader-Telegram » Some districts won't accept any students with disabilities, the lawsuit said, which violates the families' constitutional rights to equal protection that the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to address. The lawsuit alleges that more than 1 ... and more »

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), IL - No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk Lexology (registration) » In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Weaving's employment as a police officer was terminated due to the ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), IL - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) » The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and employers could be exposed to claims of disability discrimination if they require employees to take leave because of a perceived ...

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, IL - Public News Service » PHOTO: Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act , it is still more difficult for Washingtonians with a disability to find a job than it is for other people. Photo credit: Ivelin Radkov/FeaturePics.com.

Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act: Free Presentation and Workshop
TheAlternativePress.com, IL - Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act : Free Presentation and Workshop TheAlternativePress.com » The city of Summit invites all to attend a free presentation and workshop, Meeting Americans with Disabilities Act on Thursday, December 4 th from 1 – 4 pm at the Summit DCP, 100 Morris Avenue. This upcoming event will feature one of the nation's ...

Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act
Lexology (registration), IL - Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act Lexology (registration) » In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we report on two employment law cases from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The first case discusses allegations of retaliation under the FMLA. The second case discusses reasonable accommodations for ...

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 ...

Senate inaction on disability rights dismays Harkin
Sioux City Journal, IL - Sioux City Journal » Sioux City Journal Tom Harkin is dismayed that his effort to extend the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the international community appears unlikely to gain the Republican support it needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate. Harkin, who along with ... and more »

Kum & Go Chain Settles Disabilities Lawsuit
ABC News, IL - ABC News » The Kum & Go convenience store chain agreed Thursday to spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act . and more »

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Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, IL - Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act Focusdailynews » “I am pleased to note that today marks the 12th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Since its passing in 2002, this piece of legislation has been pivotal in mandating minimum standards in voting systems and voter access here in the United ...

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, IL - Huffington Post » In the 2000 presidential election, scenes of long lines, reports of malfunctioning voting equipment, and complaints that those turned away had no recourse together spurred a bipartisan coalition to pass the 2002 Help America Vote Act . Voting rights ...

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, IL - Nevada Herald » After the Help America Vote Act passed in 2006, all counties are required to use voting equipment to give voters a second chance that will ensure their ballot is cast. With that act and the equipment financed by the federal government, County Clerk ... and more »

Ulster County Legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs
The Daily Freeman, IL - The Daily Freeman » Prior to the enactment of the Help America Vote Act , each municipality in the county bore the cost of running elections in its community. In implementing the federal act, New York state put the responsibility for running elections — including the ...

Intimidating Maine voters, from the shadows
Press Herald, IL - Press Herald » Press Herald Maine's database was created in 2006, a response to the 2002 passage of the Help America Vote Act , a sweeping law that created uniform standards and procedures in all 50 states. Among other things, the law mandated that states create a centralized ... and more »

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 ...

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, IL - Muncie Star Press » Muncie Star Press For complaints about accessibility issues or fraud on Election Day, call Indiana's Help America Vote Act toll-free number, 866-IN1-VOTE (866-461-8683) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, or download a complaint form at www.in.gov/sos/elections/2653.htm.

Supreme Court backs Mapp in use of machines
Virgin Islands Daily News, IL - Virgin Islands Daily News » ST. THOMAS - The V.I. Supreme Court on Friday reversed the lower court's decision to uphold the Joint Board of Elections policy to not allow voters to feed their ballots into the DS200 ballot-scanning machines. The lawsuit was filed by gubernatorial ...

Too many squander right to vote
Fairfaxtimes.com, IL - Fairfaxtimes.com » In seeking that more perfect union, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to outlaw discrimination against voters. In response to the 2000 election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , reforming how we vote and setting standards for voting.

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, IL - KHON2 » 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 »

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Indiana

Americans with Disabilities Act

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, IN - Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act The Ithaca Voice » The Americans with Disabilities Act was a high point in ensuring the civil rights of people with all types of disabilities. Twenty-five years later, reading the complaints of a few of our downtown business-people and in particular, a spokesperson for ...

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, IN - Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act Leader-Telegram » Some districts won't accept any students with disabilities, the lawsuit said, which violates the families' constitutional rights to equal protection that the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to address. The lawsuit alleges that more than 1 ... and more »

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), IN - No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk Lexology (registration) » In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Weaving's employment as a police officer was terminated due to the ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), IN - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) » The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and employers could be exposed to claims of disability discrimination if they require employees to take leave because of a perceived ...

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, IN - Public News Service » PHOTO: Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act , it is still more difficult for Washingtonians with a disability to find a job than it is for other people. Photo credit: Ivelin Radkov/FeaturePics.com.

Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act: Free Presentation and Workshop
TheAlternativePress.com, IN - Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act : Free Presentation and Workshop TheAlternativePress.com » The city of Summit invites all to attend a free presentation and workshop, Meeting Americans with Disabilities Act on Thursday, December 4 th from 1 – 4 pm at the Summit DCP, 100 Morris Avenue. This upcoming event will feature one of the nation's ...

Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act
Lexology (registration), IN - Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act Lexology (registration) » In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we report on two employment law cases from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The first case discusses allegations of retaliation under the FMLA. The second case discusses reasonable accommodations for ...

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 ...

Senate inaction on disability rights dismays Harkin
Sioux City Journal, IN - Sioux City Journal » Sioux City Journal Tom Harkin is dismayed that his effort to extend the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the international community appears unlikely to gain the Republican support it needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate. Harkin, who along with ... and more »

Kum & Go Chain Settles Disabilities Lawsuit
ABC News, IN - ABC News » The Kum & Go convenience store chain agreed Thursday to spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act . and more »

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Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, IN - Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act Focusdailynews » “I am pleased to note that today marks the 12th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Since its passing in 2002, this piece of legislation has been pivotal in mandating minimum standards in voting systems and voter access here in the United ...

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, IN - Huffington Post » In the 2000 presidential election, scenes of long lines, reports of malfunctioning voting equipment, and complaints that those turned away had no recourse together spurred a bipartisan coalition to pass the 2002 Help America Vote Act . Voting rights ...

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, IN - Nevada Herald » After the Help America Vote Act passed in 2006, all counties are required to use voting equipment to give voters a second chance that will ensure their ballot is cast. With that act and the equipment financed by the federal government, County Clerk ... and more »

Ulster County Legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs
The Daily Freeman, IN - The Daily Freeman » Prior to the enactment of the Help America Vote Act , each municipality in the county bore the cost of running elections in its community. In implementing the federal act, New York state put the responsibility for running elections — including the ...

Intimidating Maine voters, from the shadows
Press Herald, IN - Press Herald » Press Herald Maine's database was created in 2006, a response to the 2002 passage of the Help America Vote Act , a sweeping law that created uniform standards and procedures in all 50 states. Among other things, the law mandated that states create a centralized ... and more »

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 ...

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, IN - Muncie Star Press » Muncie Star Press For complaints about accessibility issues or fraud on Election Day, call Indiana's Help America Vote Act toll-free number, 866-IN1-VOTE (866-461-8683) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, or download a complaint form at www.in.gov/sos/elections/2653.htm.

Supreme Court backs Mapp in use of machines
Virgin Islands Daily News, IN - Virgin Islands Daily News » ST. THOMAS - The V.I. Supreme Court on Friday reversed the lower court's decision to uphold the Joint Board of Elections policy to not allow voters to feed their ballots into the DS200 ballot-scanning machines. The lawsuit was filed by gubernatorial ...

Too many squander right to vote
Fairfaxtimes.com, IN - Fairfaxtimes.com » In seeking that more perfect union, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to outlaw discrimination against voters. In response to the 2000 election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , reforming how we vote and setting standards for voting.

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, IN - KHON2 » 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 »

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Michigan

Americans with Disabilities Act

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, MI - Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act The Ithaca Voice » The Americans with Disabilities Act was a high point in ensuring the civil rights of people with all types of disabilities. Twenty-five years later, reading the complaints of a few of our downtown business-people and in particular, a spokesperson for ...

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, MI - Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act Leader-Telegram » Some districts won't accept any students with disabilities, the lawsuit said, which violates the families' constitutional rights to equal protection that the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to address. The lawsuit alleges that more than 1 ... and more »

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), MI - No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk Lexology (registration) » In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Weaving's employment as a police officer was terminated due to the ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), MI - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) » The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and employers could be exposed to claims of disability discrimination if they require employees to take leave because of a perceived ...

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, MI - Public News Service » PHOTO: Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act , it is still more difficult for Washingtonians with a disability to find a job than it is for other people. Photo credit: Ivelin Radkov/FeaturePics.com.

Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act: Free Presentation and Workshop
TheAlternativePress.com, MI - Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act : Free Presentation and Workshop TheAlternativePress.com » The city of Summit invites all to attend a free presentation and workshop, Meeting Americans with Disabilities Act on Thursday, December 4 th from 1 – 4 pm at the Summit DCP, 100 Morris Avenue. This upcoming event will feature one of the nation's ...

Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act
Lexology (registration), MI - Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act Lexology (registration) » In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we report on two employment law cases from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The first case discusses allegations of retaliation under the FMLA. The second case discusses reasonable accommodations for ...

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 ...

Senate inaction on disability rights dismays Harkin
Sioux City Journal, MI - Sioux City Journal » Sioux City Journal Tom Harkin is dismayed that his effort to extend the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the international community appears unlikely to gain the Republican support it needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate. Harkin, who along with ... and more »

Kum & Go Chain Settles Disabilities Lawsuit
ABC News, MI - ABC News » The Kum & Go convenience store chain agreed Thursday to spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act . and more »

Back to Top

Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, MI - Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act Focusdailynews » “I am pleased to note that today marks the 12th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Since its passing in 2002, this piece of legislation has been pivotal in mandating minimum standards in voting systems and voter access here in the United ...

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, MI - Huffington Post » In the 2000 presidential election, scenes of long lines, reports of malfunctioning voting equipment, and complaints that those turned away had no recourse together spurred a bipartisan coalition to pass the 2002 Help America Vote Act . Voting rights ...

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, MI - Nevada Herald » After the Help America Vote Act passed in 2006, all counties are required to use voting equipment to give voters a second chance that will ensure their ballot is cast. With that act and the equipment financed by the federal government, County Clerk ... and more »

Ulster County Legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs
The Daily Freeman, MI - The Daily Freeman » Prior to the enactment of the Help America Vote Act , each municipality in the county bore the cost of running elections in its community. In implementing the federal act, New York state put the responsibility for running elections — including the ...

Intimidating Maine voters, from the shadows
Press Herald, MI - Press Herald » Press Herald Maine's database was created in 2006, a response to the 2002 passage of the Help America Vote Act , a sweeping law that created uniform standards and procedures in all 50 states. Among other things, the law mandated that states create a centralized ... and more »

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 ...

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, MI - Muncie Star Press » Muncie Star Press For complaints about accessibility issues or fraud on Election Day, call Indiana's Help America Vote Act toll-free number, 866-IN1-VOTE (866-461-8683) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, or download a complaint form at www.in.gov/sos/elections/2653.htm.

Supreme Court backs Mapp in use of machines
Virgin Islands Daily News, MI - Virgin Islands Daily News » ST. THOMAS - The V.I. Supreme Court on Friday reversed the lower court's decision to uphold the Joint Board of Elections policy to not allow voters to feed their ballots into the DS200 ballot-scanning machines. The lawsuit was filed by gubernatorial ...

Too many squander right to vote
Fairfaxtimes.com, MI - Fairfaxtimes.com » In seeking that more perfect union, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to outlaw discrimination against voters. In response to the 2000 election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , reforming how we vote and setting standards for voting.

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, MI - KHON2 » 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 »

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Minnesota

Americans with Disabilities Act

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, MN - Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act The Ithaca Voice » The Americans with Disabilities Act was a high point in ensuring the civil rights of people with all types of disabilities. Twenty-five years later, reading the complaints of a few of our downtown business-people and in particular, a spokesperson for ...

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, MN - Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act Leader-Telegram » Some districts won't accept any students with disabilities, the lawsuit said, which violates the families' constitutional rights to equal protection that the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to address. The lawsuit alleges that more than 1 ... and more »

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), MN - No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk Lexology (registration) » In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Weaving's employment as a police officer was terminated due to the ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), MN - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) » The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and employers could be exposed to claims of disability discrimination if they require employees to take leave because of a perceived ...

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, MN - Public News Service » PHOTO: Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act , it is still more difficult for Washingtonians with a disability to find a job than it is for other people. Photo credit: Ivelin Radkov/FeaturePics.com.

Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act: Free Presentation and Workshop
TheAlternativePress.com, MN - Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act : Free Presentation and Workshop TheAlternativePress.com » The city of Summit invites all to attend a free presentation and workshop, Meeting Americans with Disabilities Act on Thursday, December 4 th from 1 – 4 pm at the Summit DCP, 100 Morris Avenue. This upcoming event will feature one of the nation's ...

Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act
Lexology (registration), MN - Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act Lexology (registration) » In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we report on two employment law cases from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The first case discusses allegations of retaliation under the FMLA. The second case discusses reasonable accommodations for ...

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 ...

Senate inaction on disability rights dismays Harkin
Sioux City Journal, MN - Sioux City Journal » Sioux City Journal Tom Harkin is dismayed that his effort to extend the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the international community appears unlikely to gain the Republican support it needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate. Harkin, who along with ... and more »

Kum & Go Chain Settles Disabilities Lawsuit
ABC News, MN - ABC News » The Kum & Go convenience store chain agreed Thursday to spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act . and more »

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Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, MN - Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act Focusdailynews » “I am pleased to note that today marks the 12th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Since its passing in 2002, this piece of legislation has been pivotal in mandating minimum standards in voting systems and voter access here in the United ...

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, MN - Huffington Post » In the 2000 presidential election, scenes of long lines, reports of malfunctioning voting equipment, and complaints that those turned away had no recourse together spurred a bipartisan coalition to pass the 2002 Help America Vote Act . Voting rights ...

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, MN - Nevada Herald » After the Help America Vote Act passed in 2006, all counties are required to use voting equipment to give voters a second chance that will ensure their ballot is cast. With that act and the equipment financed by the federal government, County Clerk ... and more »

Ulster County Legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs
The Daily Freeman, MN - The Daily Freeman » Prior to the enactment of the Help America Vote Act , each municipality in the county bore the cost of running elections in its community. In implementing the federal act, New York state put the responsibility for running elections — including the ...

Intimidating Maine voters, from the shadows
Press Herald, MN - Press Herald » Press Herald Maine's database was created in 2006, a response to the 2002 passage of the Help America Vote Act , a sweeping law that created uniform standards and procedures in all 50 states. Among other things, the law mandated that states create a centralized ... and more »

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 ...

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, MN - Muncie Star Press » Muncie Star Press For complaints about accessibility issues or fraud on Election Day, call Indiana's Help America Vote Act toll-free number, 866-IN1-VOTE (866-461-8683) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, or download a complaint form at www.in.gov/sos/elections/2653.htm.

Supreme Court backs Mapp in use of machines
Virgin Islands Daily News, MN - Virgin Islands Daily News » ST. THOMAS - The V.I. Supreme Court on Friday reversed the lower court's decision to uphold the Joint Board of Elections policy to not allow voters to feed their ballots into the DS200 ballot-scanning machines. The lawsuit was filed by gubernatorial ...

Too many squander right to vote
Fairfaxtimes.com, MN - Fairfaxtimes.com » In seeking that more perfect union, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to outlaw discrimination against voters. In response to the 2000 election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , reforming how we vote and setting standards for voting.

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, MN - KHON2 » 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 »

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Ohio

Americans with Disabilities Act

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, OH - Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act The Ithaca Voice » The Americans with Disabilities Act was a high point in ensuring the civil rights of people with all types of disabilities. Twenty-five years later, reading the complaints of a few of our downtown business-people and in particular, a spokesperson for ...

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, OH - Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act Leader-Telegram » Some districts won't accept any students with disabilities, the lawsuit said, which violates the families' constitutional rights to equal protection that the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to address. The lawsuit alleges that more than 1 ... and more »

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), OH - No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk Lexology (registration) » In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Weaving's employment as a police officer was terminated due to the ...

The Morning Risk Report: Ebola and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Wall Street Journal (blog), OH - The Morning Risk Report: Ebola and the Americans with Disabilities Act Wall Street Journal (blog) » The World Health Organization has declared Ebola a public health emergency, and multinationals are restricting travel to or evacuating employees from affected areas. Yet employers risk liability under the Americans with Disabilities Act if they overreact.

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 ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), OH - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) » The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and employers could be exposed to claims of disability discrimination if they require employees to take leave because of a perceived ...

Celebrating 24 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The White House (blog), OH - The White House (blog) » Celebrating 24 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act The White House (blog) Tomorrow marks the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) -- a landmark law that transformed American society for people with disabilities. It provided for full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for ... Marking the 24th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act Constitution Daily (blog) Expo puts spotlight on Americans with Disabilities Act's 25th anniversary Chron.com Harkin recognized at Americans with Disabilities Act celebration Iowa City Press Citizen WXXI News - Sioux City Journal all 60 news articles »

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, OH - Public News Service » PHOTO: Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act , it is still more difficult for Washingtonians with a disability to find a job than it is for other people. Photo credit: Ivelin Radkov/FeaturePics.com.

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 Merced Sun-Star all 4 news articles »

Data behind Americans with Disabilities Act
The Coloradoan, OH - Data behind Americans with Disabilities Act The Coloradoan » President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act 24 years ago July 26 — reframing how to think about people living with disabilities. Michael Marr, volunteer coordinator and case manager aide for Disabled Resource Services in Fort ...

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Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, OH - Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act Focusdailynews » “I am pleased to note that today marks the 12th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Since its passing in 2002, this piece of legislation has been pivotal in mandating minimum standards in voting systems and voter access here in the United ...

From the editor: County election results come slowly but surely
Star News, OH - Star News » After initial talks with county auditors in Sherburne, Anoka and Hennepin counties, it's clear the big difference is Anoka and Hennepin have gone to wireless modems, thanks in large part to Help America Vote Act of 2002, and continued financial support ... and more »

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, OH - Huffington Post » In the 2000 presidential election, scenes of long lines, reports of malfunctioning voting equipment, and complaints that those turned away had no recourse together spurred a bipartisan coalition to pass the 2002 Help America Vote Act . Voting rights ...

10 Years After the Help America Vote Act, Voters Face New Challenges
Huffington Post, OH - 10 Years After the Help America Vote Act , Voters Face New Challenges Huffington Post » That was unacceptable, and it's the reason I cosponsored the Help America Vote Act , which was signed into law ten years ago today. That groundbreaking legislation has already strengthened the security of states' voting systems and increased ... and more »

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, OH - Nevada Herald » After the Help America Vote Act passed in 2006, all counties are required to use voting equipment to give voters a second chance that will ensure their ballot is cast. With that act and the equipment financed by the federal government, County Clerk ... and more »

Ulster County Legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs
The Daily Freeman, OH - The Daily Freeman » Prior to the enactment of the Help America Vote Act , each municipality in the county bore the cost of running elections in its community. In implementing the federal act, New York state put the responsibility for running elections — including the ...

Voting accusations fly in reservation areas
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, OH - 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 ...

Oglala Sioux Tribe Sues Jackson County Over Voting Rights
KELOLAND TV, OH - KELOLAND TV » KELOLAND TV They claim the tribe's request for a satellite voting center could be set up using money from South Dakota's Help America Vote Act or HAVA. However, the Jackson County Commissioners said during a June meeting that the state HAVA plan does not ... and more »

South Dakota Working Hard to Make It Harder For Natives to Vote
Indian Country Today Media Network, OH - Indian Country Today Media Network » At the South Dakota Board of Elections July 31 meeting, secretary of state and top elections official Jason Gant declared that he would write to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to ask whether Help America Vote Act funds can be used to pay ... and more »

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, OH - Muncie Star Press » Muncie Star Press For complaints about accessibility issues or fraud on Election Day, call Indiana's Help America Vote Act toll-free number, 866-IN1-VOTE (866-461-8683) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, or download a complaint form at www.in.gov/sos/elections/2653.htm.

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Wisconsin

Americans with Disabilities Act

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, WI - Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act The Ithaca Voice » The Americans with Disabilities Act was a high point in ensuring the civil rights of people with all types of disabilities. Twenty-five years later, reading the complaints of a few of our downtown business-people and in particular, a spokesperson for ...

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, WI - Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act Leader-Telegram » Some districts won't accept any students with disabilities, the lawsuit said, which violates the families' constitutional rights to equal protection that the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to address. The lawsuit alleges that more than 1 ... and more »

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), WI - No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk Lexology (registration) » In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Weaving's employment as a police officer was terminated due to the ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), WI - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) » The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and employers could be exposed to claims of disability discrimination if they require employees to take leave because of a perceived ...

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, WI - Public News Service » PHOTO: Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act , it is still more difficult for Washingtonians with a disability to find a job than it is for other people. Photo credit: Ivelin Radkov/FeaturePics.com.

Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act: Free Presentation and Workshop
TheAlternativePress.com, WI - Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act : Free Presentation and Workshop TheAlternativePress.com » The city of Summit invites all to attend a free presentation and workshop, Meeting Americans with Disabilities Act on Thursday, December 4 th from 1 – 4 pm at the Summit DCP, 100 Morris Avenue. This upcoming event will feature one of the nation's ...

Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act
Lexology (registration), WI - Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act Lexology (registration) » In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we report on two employment law cases from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The first case discusses allegations of retaliation under the FMLA. The second case discusses reasonable accommodations for ...

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 ...

Senate inaction on disability rights dismays Harkin
Sioux City Journal, WI - Sioux City Journal » Sioux City Journal Tom Harkin is dismayed that his effort to extend the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the international community appears unlikely to gain the Republican support it needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate. Harkin, who along with ... and more »

Kum & Go Chain Settles Disabilities Lawsuit
ABC News, WI - ABC News » The Kum & Go convenience store chain agreed Thursday to spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act . and more »

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Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, WI - Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act Focusdailynews » “I am pleased to note that today marks the 12th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Since its passing in 2002, this piece of legislation has been pivotal in mandating minimum standards in voting systems and voter access here in the United ...

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, WI - Huffington Post » In the 2000 presidential election, scenes of long lines, reports of malfunctioning voting equipment, and complaints that those turned away had no recourse together spurred a bipartisan coalition to pass the 2002 Help America Vote Act . Voting rights ...

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, WI - Nevada Herald » After the Help America Vote Act passed in 2006, all counties are required to use voting equipment to give voters a second chance that will ensure their ballot is cast. With that act and the equipment financed by the federal government, County Clerk ... and more »

Ulster County Legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs
The Daily Freeman, WI - The Daily Freeman » Prior to the enactment of the Help America Vote Act , each municipality in the county bore the cost of running elections in its community. In implementing the federal act, New York state put the responsibility for running elections — including the ...

Intimidating Maine voters, from the shadows
Press Herald, WI - Press Herald » Press Herald Maine's database was created in 2006, a response to the 2002 passage of the Help America Vote Act , a sweeping law that created uniform standards and procedures in all 50 states. Among other things, the law mandated that states create a centralized ... and more »

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 ...

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, WI - Muncie Star Press » Muncie Star Press For complaints about accessibility issues or fraud on Election Day, call Indiana's Help America Vote Act toll-free number, 866-IN1-VOTE (866-461-8683) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, or download a complaint form at www.in.gov/sos/elections/2653.htm.

Supreme Court backs Mapp in use of machines
Virgin Islands Daily News, WI - Virgin Islands Daily News » ST. THOMAS - The V.I. Supreme Court on Friday reversed the lower court's decision to uphold the Joint Board of Elections policy to not allow voters to feed their ballots into the DS200 ballot-scanning machines. The lawsuit was filed by gubernatorial ...

Too many squander right to vote
Fairfaxtimes.com, WI - Fairfaxtimes.com » In seeking that more perfect union, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to outlaw discrimination against voters. In response to the 2000 election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , reforming how we vote and setting standards for voting.

Registered voters not required to carry photo ID
KHON2, WI - KHON2 » 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 »

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