Advocacy News

H.R. 620 Announcement

2018-04-24T06:14:28-05:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Advocacy Minute, Advocacy News, From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|

Hello! I am Neal Tucker, the Director of Member Services.  Last week we sent our membership a VLOG by Howard Rosenblum, Executive Director of the NAD- National Association of the Deaf. The content of that vlog related to H.R. 620, The ADA Education and Reform Act. Yesterday, RID signed onto a letter authored by [...]

In The Hopper – April 26, 2016

2018-04-24T06:15:01-05:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters, In The Hopper|

ASL: English: 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 [...]

In The Hopper – March 25, 2016

2018-04-24T06:15:04-05:00March 25th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy News, From RID Headquarters, In The Hopper|

ASL:   English: 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, [...]