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Federal Rule Change Threatens Work Program for Those with Disabilities

Comments | Posted in MacIver News Service | By Nick Novak | Posted September 16, 2014 3:00 AM

September 16, 2014

[Fort Atkinson, Wisc...] If the federal government gets its way, working folks with physical and developmental disabilities could lose gainful employment and be forced into nursing homes or stuck in their own homes with little more to do that watch TV. The MacIver Institute recently sat down with some individuals and their families who work at Opportunities, Inc. - an organization that could lose its funding for employing disabled workers - to see how they would be affected.