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In The Hopper – April 26, 2016

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Director’s Corner

Welcome to this month’s issue of “In the Hopper” (ITH). As you know, legislative session has ended in many states. There are a few states remaining in session until May or June. One, North Carolina, just started. That is significant because there may be a legislative proposal impacting interpreter licensure in North Carolina. Stay […]

April 26th, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters, In The Hopper|Comments Off on In The Hopper – April 26, 2016

In The Hopper – March 25, 2016

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Director’s Corner

Hello!

The last week in March marks the close of legislative session in many states. However, there are still some legislatures in session considering bills that will impact the profession and Deaf community. Our state legislative summary below will indicate which states are still in session.

In this month’s ITH, we’re also including legislative events across […]

March 25th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy News, From RID Headquarters, In The Hopper|Comments Off on In The Hopper – March 25, 2016

In The Hopper – March 2017

Your Guide to the Current Legislative and Regulatory Happenings in the Interpreting Profession
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Director’s Corner

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — legislative session! Legislative session has started, or will be starting, in almost every state. Whether or not you agree that it is the most wonderful time of the year, we are excited to […]

March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy News, From RID Headquarters, In The Hopper|Comments Off on In The Hopper – March 2017

RID at the FCC

RID was invited to join the consumer groups at meetings with the five Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners’ offices to discuss ongoing issues related to VRS and interpreters. The ex parte filing, highlighting the key points made during the meetings held on Monday, September 28, 2015, are available here.

Excerpt from the letter:
On September 28, 2015, Claude […]

October 1st, 2015|Categories: Advocacy News, From RID Headquarters|Comments Off on RID at the FCC