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Many priorities still in play as 2015 session continues

Many priorities still in play as 2015 session continues

Courtesy of ARRM

As the state’s biennial budget takes shape, Minnesotans with disabilities and dozens of advocacy groups are working to make sure their needs aren’t left out. But much was uncertain as the 2015 Minnesota Legislature returned April 7 …

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Access to transit is the focus

Green Line light rail is a welcome transportation option for people with disabilities, with easy boarding of trains and plenty of space for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Getting to the trains from area neighborhoods still creates problems. That’s significant because …

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It will make your day: Interact Center for the Arts brings arts to St. Paul

It will make your day: Interact Center for the Arts brings arts to St. Paul

Artists at work in the studio space in their new St. Paul location.Photo by Margie O’Loughlin

A one-time St. Paul industrial building turned charter school has gone through yet another transformation. The Interact Center for Performing and Visual Arts has …

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Civil disobedience is part of the ADA’s history

Protests marked the beginning and the end of the two year run-up to the passage of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). Two history-making protests, the Ides of March to the ADA, occurred in the month of March – the …

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Editor’s Column – April 2015

I was certainly ready for spring, and during mid-March was thinking about putting away the winter blankets, the winter clothes and lounging in the nice sunny warmth. Why not? We had that great streak of June temps, even one day …

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April 2015 issue

New leader named Jesse Bethke Gomez takes the MCIL helm

2015 session nears mid-point with calls for state spending

Rides, taxi changes get mixed reviews

State special education laws evolved over time

Taking on stereotypes of ageism, the persistent ‘ism’

People and Places – March 2015

Accessible Events – March 2015

In Memoriam – March 2015

Radio Talking Book – March 2015

Disability Pride and Power is self-advocates’ theme

Pilot project underway – Transition planning eyed for students with autism

Following issues and legislation is easier than ever



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