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Opinion: GCDD’s review of Senate Bill 202 and its impact on Georgia’s disability vote

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) introduced a legislative agenda that focused on “disability in all policy” for the first time during Georgia’s 2020 legislative session. This concept is based on the idea that Georgia will be best served by ensuring that people with disabilities and their families are considered in all areas of legislation. To this end, GCDD actively monitored, analyzed and advocated around voting legislation throughout the 2021 legislative session.…

Disability community advocates to prioritize 3 key areas in Georgia’s 2021 legislative session

A legislative agenda outlines the public policy priorities on which an organization and/or group of advocates will focus. During Georgia’s 2020 legislative session, the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) introduced a legislative agenda that focused on “disability in all policy.” The idea for this type of legislative agenda is to ensure that people with disabilities and their families are considered in all areas of legislation. Last year numerous organizations, including GCDD,…