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ABLE Act - Members Yet to Cosponsor

U.S. House of Representatives

H.R. 3423 (200 of 435 remaining)
Alabama
Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-4]
Rep. Mo Brooks [R-5]
Rep. Terri Sewell [D-7]

Arizona
Rep. Paul Gosar [R-1]
Rep. Trent Franks [R-2]
Rep. Benjamin Quayle [R-3]
Rep. Ed Pastor [D-4]
Rep. David Schweikert [R-5]
Rep. Jeff Flake [R-6]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-7]
Rep. Ron Barber [D-8]

UPDATED: New ABA Benefit for Federal Employees to be Offered in 2013

October 26, 2012

NEW YORK (October 26, 2012) -- A revised analysis by Autism Speaks of the new ABA coverage to be offered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program for 2013 has identified 67 participating health plans operating in 22 states. The FEHB is the nation's largest single health insurance program, covering eight million federal employees, dependents and retirees. Open season for 2013 medical coverage runs November 12 through December 10.

'1 in 88 Can't Wait' Video Released

September 18, 2012

NEW YORK (September 18, 2012) Autism Speaks today released a video featuring people on the autism spectrum, parents, siblings and teachers explaining why autism  is important to them  in this year’s November elections.

The 60-second video encourages the autism community to register to vote and to register with Autism Votes to make sure their voices are heard. Register for Autism Votes here.

Presidential Forum to Focus on Disability Issues

September 11, 2012

COLUMBUS, OH (September 11, 2012) -- A coalition of over 50 disability organizations, including Autism Speaks, is hosting a non-partisan September 28 National Forum on Disability Issues where the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates will have the opportunity to present their positions on disability issues and the public will be able to respond through a webcast.

Both the Romney and Obama campaigns have acknowledged the event; the level of their participation will be detailed closer to the event.