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Media reports indicate that Rep. Fred Upton has offered an amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which may generate enough votes to win its passage in the House of Representatives. With its cuts to Medicaid and reductions in current insurance protections, the AHCA will continue to have a significant negative impact on people with disabilities in Michigan despite the amendment. For details, see the Michigan fact sheet from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities - click here.

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Michigan Department of Corrections Facing Class Action Disability Lawsuit

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. and co-counsel file suit for failure to provide appropriate services for deaf, hard of hearing inmates The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC)...

Elmer L. Cerano, MPAS Executive Director, Speaks to Karen Carter From CW50 on Two Big Issues Facing the Disability Community

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. Executive Director, Elmer L. Cerano, appeared on CW50 Detroit's Saturday morning talk show "Street Beat" with host Karen Carter on Jan. 10, 2015...

ABLE Act Passes Overwhelmingly with Bipartisan Support

Long-awaited victory for people with disabilities and their families The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday , Dec. 16, by a vote of 76-16. The...

Gov. Snyder Issues Executive Directive Focusing on Employment for People with Disabilities

Following MPAS Report, Governor; Lt. Gov, take needed action in Michigan           Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) today participated in a telephone media roundtable hosted by...

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