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  • Aug 21 2014 - 9:36am

    NC Legislative BuildingYesterday, the North Carolina General Assembly adjourned until January 2015. In the closing hours of this biennial short session, Senate and House leadership continued to work on key legislative agenda items including economic development, coal ash cleanup, film credits, and flexibility for local school districts to retain teaching assistants. Not everything was completed, however.  A long awaited agreement on coal ash cleanup did get to the Governor’s desk.

    The adjournment message that ended session did not include language to bring all members of the General Assembly back to work on Medicaid Reform. Speaker Tillis stated that the discussion on Medicaid reform would continue during the interim, but actual Medicaid reform would be the work of another Speaker and another legislature. There also has been no suggestion from Governor McCrory to call for a Special Session to address Medicaid reform this year.

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  • Aug 20 2014 - 7:34pm

    Conference GraphicYou're invited to join hundreds of fellow advocates at our 2014 Annual Conference as we celebrate people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Don't miss this great opportunity to pick up real-world tools to improve the lives of people with disabilities in NC, and learn how legislation and policy affects people with disabilities in our state. Join us as we learn together, connect with one another, and celebrate how far we have come!

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  • Aug 11 2014 - 12:12pm

    The Arc of NCWith little fanfare, President Barack Obama signed a reauthorization of the nation’s primary autism legislation that includes more than a billion dollars in federal funding for the developmental disorder.

    Signed on Friday, the law calls for $260 million annually through 2019 for autism research, prevalence tracking, screening, professional training and other initiatives.

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The Arc of North Carolina has been providing advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953. The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have strengths, abilities and inherent value, are equal before the law, and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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