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American Association of People With Disabilities: Congress Leaves Disabled People Behind in COVID-19 Relief Bill

Dec 24, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The American Association of People with Disabilities issued the following statement:

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After months of delays and months of coordinated advocacy from the disability community, this week Congress passed another coronavirus relief bill which does not address critical needs of disabled people, our families, and our service providers. Our community is hurting. Our community is dying. More than 40% of the nation's coronavirus related deaths have been people with disabilities in congre...