Speak Up! Public Comments and Civil Rights

Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, furthering civil rights remains one of the most important and most often discussed issues facing America. Civil rights debates occur in every community, from Congressional floors to … Continue Reading

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#FedFeed – News you may have missed! 8/26

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) How should we deal with military electronics the President decides do not need to be controlled under the U.S Munitions List (USML)?; 2) What alternative fire safety measures should nuclear power plants have? NRC wants … Continue Reading

Military Policy Impact: Adjust Your (Comment) Fire

On Thursday, August 15, 2013, the Pentagon revealed new policies to combat sexual assault in the military, prompting news stories from major news sources, including: USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Washington Post. This … Continue Reading

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#FedFeed – News you may have missed! – 8/19

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) How best can we protect human subjects used in legal medical research? HHS wants your comment!; 2) Should DEA approve or disapprove these chemical compounds for exemption status?; 3) How best should the VA collect … Continue Reading

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#FedFeed – News you may have missed! – 8/12

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) EPA to join T-Mobile in clean-up effort, read more and comment here!; 2) How should the VA determine mileage reimbursement for medically-related travel by qualified veterans?; 3) Dept of Homeland Security to collect employee phone … Continue Reading

ACA Regulations and Commenting Opportunities

Whether in favor or against, it is hard to deny that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is, thus far, the most debated piece of legislation of the 21st century. Millions of people voice their opinions in the comment sections of … Continue Reading

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#FedFeed – News you may have missed! – 8/5

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) Should we implement a catch sharing plan for commercial and sport halibut fishing? NMFS says yes.; 2) Should we allow extraction of liquified natural gas 19 miles off New York City’s coast? USCG says yes.; … Continue Reading

Advocacy and the Disability Community: Online Notices, CRPD, and More

Advocacy is at democracy’s core. In fact, it is at our society’s core. Without the work of generations of activists, America would have moved much more slowly towards progress. It is our job to advocate for progress — and yours, … Continue Reading