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Pete Buttigieg
Mayor of South Bend, Indiana
      Mayor Buttigieg released, “Dignity, Access, and Belonging: A New Era of Inclusion for People with Disabilities.”You can read more about this proposal HERE and the full white paper is HERE. The policy platform includes:
  • End the subminimum wage.
  • Make inclusive education a national expectation and fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Act.
  • Eliminate the “benefit cliff” for Social Security Disability Insurance and update critical Supplemental Security Income thresholds.
  • Ensure that people with disabilities can receive long-term care in their home and community.
  • Make the voting process and polling places accessible to everyone.
  • Develop an Accessible Technology Bill of Rights.
 

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http://therespectabilityreport.org/2019/05/05/pete-buttigieg-2020-presidential-campaign-disabilities/ 

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