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Dina Titus Disability Policies

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  1. Titus Introduces the Travel and Tourism for All Act… This legislation would require the National Council on Disability to conduct a review and submit a report to Congress on the … will enable Congress to ensure that every American with a disability is able to enjoy travel throughout the United States.   …
  2. Rep. Titus Introduces Bill to Make Travel Easier for Individuals with Disabilities… The legislation, H.R. 5412, requires the National Council on Disability to make recommendations to Congress intended to ease travel burdens … Under the legislation, the National Council on Disability will conduct a review and submit a report to Congress 

Reps. Titus, Young Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote Disability Rights Worldwide

… legislation to help ensure that the State Department makes disability rights an international priority.  The Office of International Disability Rights Act, H.R. 3373, would establish in law the Office of …

  1. VA Disability Ratings Subject of House Hearing… 5, 2013   WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the House Committee on … Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) 100 percent temporary disability rating. According to a report by the VA Office of the Inspector …
  2. MEASURE TO SPEED VA REVIEW OF DISABILITY CLAIMS APPEALS PASSES HOUSE… Department of Veterans Affairs’ handling of appeals for disability claims passed in the House Wednesday night. The VA … the VA has reduced a logjam of more than 530,000 initial disability claims in recent years, a new backlog surfaced in 450,000 appeals
  1. Titus Celebrates House Passage of Pay As You Rate Act, Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2015… Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. The Veterans’ … (HR 675) provides an increase in the rates of veterans’ disability compensation, compensation for dependents, clothing allowance, and …
  2. Rep. Titus Announces $472k Grant to Help Students with Disabilities… disabled as well as those at mainstream schools. “A disability should never prevent any child from succeeding in school and in … 7.5 million K-12 students are identified as having a disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or