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Friends – As part of its efforts to reduce spending on vital human services, Congress is considering a disastrous plan to eliminate Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for children nationwide.  This cash assistance, with an average benefit of $664 monthly, is narrowly limited to the most vulnerable children with disabilities: those who have marked and severe […]

Friends – Disability Rights Pennsylvania is joining a national action to urge our network to participate in call-in days today and tomorrow to protect Medicaid. Medicaid is the primary source of insurance for individuals with disabilities and the new Congress is considering plans to restructure and cut funding to Medicaid and Medicare. Disability Rights Pennsylvania […]

Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) commends Secretary Ted Dallas on his announcement to close Hamburg State Center and the Civil Section of Norristown State Hospital.  Hamburg State Center is one of five (5) remaining state run institutions for persons with developmental disabilities in Pennsylvania.  Norristown State Hospital is one of six (6) remaining civil units. The […]

As the 115th Congress opens its legislative session today, both the United States House and Senate are prepared to make the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) one of their top priorities.  You may know that the ACA, also known as Obamacare, has many provisions that have helped people with disabilities since it was […]

Friends – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services announced that the implementation of Community HealthChoices will be delayed until January 2018 due to issues associated with bid protests. Click here to see the Department’s announcement.   Thank you, Disability Rights Pennsylvania Offices in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh

A reminder that a valid ID is only required for voters who are voting for the first time or who are voting for the first time at a new polling place. If this is not your first time voting and you are asked to show an ID, you DO NOT need to show it. Below […]

Disability Rights Pennsylvania Hotline on Election Day for Voters with Disabilities Friends – Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) will operate an email and telephone hotline to provide voter assistance to persons with disabilities in Pennsylvania on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  DRP attorneys and advocates will receive and respond to every email and phone call […]

For Immediate Release November 4, 2016 Contact: Peri Jude Radecic (717) 236-8110, ext. 302 Opinion – Peri Jude Radecic, Chief Executive Officer Disability Rights Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA. Modern American democracy is built around the principle that every citizen over the age of 18 has the right to register and cast a ballot. While there are […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 3, 2016 Contact: Peri Jude Radecic, CEO (717) 236-8110 ext. 302 Disability Rights Pennsylvania Denounces Voter Intimidation and “Rigged Election” in Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA – Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP), a leader in disability rights legal and advocacy services for nearly forty (40) years, denounces the conspiracy theories about a “rigged […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Contact: Peri Jude Radecic, CEO (717) 236-8110, Ext. 302 Disability Rights Pennsylvania Announces Voting Rights Email and Hotline for Voters with Disabilities 717-839-5227 or email: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on November 8 Harrisburg, PA – Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP), a leader in disability rights legal and […]

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