The Minnesota Council on Disability started off the first week of legislative session strong in advancing its 2019 Public Policy agenda, securing meetings with legislators from key committees in both the House and the Senate. Additionally, Senator Housely introduced the Eldercare and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019.
The Minnesota Council on Disability’s 2019 Public Policy Agenda aims to advance four critical legislative issues: make our state parks inclusive and accessible to all Minnesotans; establishing accessible standards within new Assisted Living licensure; establishing CAV policy standards that include Level IV autonomy; increasing equitable, on-demand transportation services for Minnesotans with disabilities.
Date: December 3, 2018 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm Location: Minnesota Senate Building 95 University Ave. W. Hearing Room 1150 Saint Paul, MN 55155 For more location information and directions, visit the Minnesota Senate Building page. About the Event Join us for a preview of disability issues in the 2019 legislative session. Catch up on public affairs issues as Continue Reading MCD Legislative Forum
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights, in partnership with the Office of Governor Dayton and the Olmstead Implementation Office, is offering three information sessions in the coming weeks on diverse and inclusive state boards and commissions. MCD encourages you to GET INVOLVED!
The Minnesota Council on Disability (MCD) announces proposed changes to the current council by-laws. Proposed changes will be heard during the Full Council Meeting on September 27, 2018 at 121 E. 7th Place, St. Paul, MN. (1) Proposed Amendment to the By-Laws: Remove Requirement for Annual Signed Conflict of Interest Statement. (2) Proposed Amendment to the By-Laws: State Fair Per Diem and Expense Reimbursement.
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) could foster more independence and more choice for people to live, work, and play in their communities. To ensure that state policy addresses the opportunities and challenges created by CAVs, the Governor established the Governor’s Advisory Council for Connected and Automated Vehicles. GIVE YOUR FEEDBACK.