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DISABILITY SCOOP: Senate COVID-19 Relief Proposal Overlooks Disability Community, Advocates Say

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By: SD Network
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As another COVID relief bill begins to form, disability advocates worry that people with disabilities are being ignored again.  The legislation, known as the HEALS Act, calls for another round of stimulus payments to individuals, liability protections for businesses and funding for schools, among other initiatives.  However, despite strong advocacy, it doesn't include any new funding for home-and community-based services or Medicaid.

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