Tag: disability

Small victories for disabled, but advocates want more money

Disability advocates were proud to have claimed a few victories on Tuesday, as Gov. Martin O’Malley signed new voting rights and other laws into effect, but the overwhelming consensus from this year’s legislative session is that there is still a “long, long way to go.”

O’Malley approved several bills that affected specific groups of people with disabilities, but advocates complain that overarching issues — specifically funding for mental health services — were not addressed.

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