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Could 2014 be Year of ABLE Act? Bill Reaches 60 Cosponsors in Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 19, 2013) – Today, support continued to grow for the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act – S. 313/H.R. 647), introduced by U.S. ... More...

The United States of ABLE: Majority of Congress Signs On to Bill

WASHINGTON (November 20, 2013) -- With Congress in a state of perpetual gridlock, one piece of legislation has quietly attracted majority support from both parties, in both houses of Congress and across all geographic re... More...

LA Legislature Urges Congress to Pass ABLE

BATON ROUGE (April 26, 2013) -- The Louisiana Legislature has adopted a concurrent resolution calling on Congress to pass the Achieving A Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act  to help individuals with disabilities, including tho... More...

Crenshaw, Casey Stage Capitol Hill Rally for ABLE

WASHINGTON, DC (March 14, 2013) – Representative Ander Crenshaw (R-FL), Senator Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA), fellow Members of Congress and disability advocates, including Autism Speaks, joined at a Capitol Hill rally... More...

ABLE Act Reintroduced in New Congress

WASHINGTON, DC (February, 13, 2013) -- Bipartisan legislation that would enable families to create tax-free savings accounts, similar to college savings accounts, for their child with disabilities was reintroduced in both hou... More...

Advocates, Lawmakers Urge Lame Duck Congress to Pass ABLE

WASHINGTON, DC (November 15, 2012) – The nation's leading disability organizations, including Autism Speaks, joined today with Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA) at a Capitol Hill event to ... More...

ABLE Co-sponsors

S.313 (75) Sponsor Sen. Robert Casey [D-PA]

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Summary of the ABLE ACT:

(S.313) -- Sponsored by Senator Robert Casey, Jr (D-PA) ... More...

Rep. McMorris-Rogers Talks Up ABLE With CNN

WASHINGTON, DC -- CNN aired a feature on Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rogers (R-WA), an original co-sponsor of ABLE, and the mother of a son, Cole, with Down syndrome.

Discussing her support for ABLE, McMorris-Rogers said, "We have hopes and dr... More...

Sen. Casey Rallies Support for ABLE During Light It Up Blue

NEW YORK (April 3, 2012) -- Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) said he will step up efforts to build support in the U.S. Senate for the ABLE bill during a Light It Up Blue ceremony at the Empire State Building. Senator Casey, the prime Senate sponsor of ABL... More...

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