May 12, 2011
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NationalCouncil on Disability, an independent federal agency which advises the President, Congress and other federal agencies about policies affecting the lives of people with disabilities, will hold a public Congressional Forum examining "Disability In The
Title: Disability in the Budget: Why It MattersDate/Time: Thursday, May 12, at 3 p.m., Eastern TimeHosted by: National Council on Disability in Collaboration with the House Bipartisan Disabilities CaucusLocation: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building*
Invitation to Testify: Congressional offices are invited to provide testimony in-person or otherwise join the forum. To ensure optimal participation, NCD kindly requests that Members of Congress interested in providing testimony in-person indicate in advance by notifying Anne Sommers, NCD Director of Legislative Affairs and Outreach, at email@example.com. Members of Congress may also submit written testimony to NCD's record within ten business days of the forum (Deadline: May 26).
Advocacy organizations and interested members of the public are invited to attend and to submit testimony to NCD's written record by May 26. Written testimony is limited to five pages, double-spaced, and should include name, organizational affiliation, if any, and contact information. All written testimony should be sent to Anne Sommers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*The accessible lift at the Independence Avenue entrance to the Rayburn building is out of service. Those with accessibility needs should enter the Rayburn building at horseshoe drive off South Capitol Street or through any of the buildings listed at: http://www.house.gov/content/site_tools/accessibility.php.
SOURCE National Council on Disability
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