The Arc Responds to Tax Cuts 2.0 Passed by the House of Representatives

Today the House of Representatives passed a tax bill that would permanently extend tax cuts signed into law at the end of last year in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Arc released the following statement in response: “This is more of the same irresponsible tax legislation we opposed last year. Reducing federal revenue […]

The Arc on Proposed Rule from The Trump Administration That Would Impact People with Disabilities Legally Residing in the US and Seeking to Legally Immigrate

Following the draft notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would impact people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who are legally residing in the United States as well as people with I/DD who are hoping to legally immigrate, The Arc released the following statement: “We are facing a civil rights crisis in our nation and […]

The Arc Responds to Norm Macdonald’s Down Syndrome Comment

The Arc released the following statement in response to Norm Macdonald’s remarks about people with Down syndrome: “It is disheartening that yet again we need to remind a public figure to show respect for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  What is particularly disturbing about Norm Macdonald’s comment is that in his attempt to explain […]

The Arc and University of Minnesota Release Compelling Data on the Need for Paid Leave for Disability Community in Our Nation

Today, The Arc and the Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota released two new data briefs looking at the work experiences and outcomes of families of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and the need for paid leave policies. One brief focuses on the experiences of parents raising […]