MODDC’s Legislative Summary for the 2022 Legislative Session

This legislative session saw 44 bills that were Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed (TAFP), 21 of which were policy bills. MODDC focused on three legislative priorities for the 2022 Legislative Session. Below each area has been summarized. 1. Broadband Access and the Digital Divide  While no piece of broadband legislation made it through this…

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HB1606 in St. Charles County will disproportionately impact people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

House Bill 1606 (Representative McGaugh) has passed in the Senate and has now been assigned to a conference committee. “HB1606 reduces funding for every entity that receives property tax. This includes libraries, schools, police departments, ambulance, and fire, without any replacement for revenue.  Everyone will take a hit – not just those affected by disability,” said…

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MODDC hosts online discussions with autism self-advocate and educator J.R. Reed

J.R. Reed sitting backwards in chair with one hand resting on chair and the other hand holding a sign that says "I am More, Not Less."

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) invites self-advocates of developmental disabilities, advocates and anyone interested in learning more to online discussions with autism self-advocate J.R. Reed at 3 p.m. CT Monday, May 16 and 3 p.m. CT Monday, May 23. This is a two-part “Learning with MODDC” Zoom webinar series. J.R. Reed is also a cognitive…

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