2013 Legislative Session Wrap Up
Thanks to all who advocated this year for the bills set by the community and commission members. So many participated and made a difference. Let’s make sure we have a successful 2014 session by thanking our 2013 chief authors who were our amazing champions. Two of our bills did not complete this year, but we will have them passed next year. Read more
New Director of DHHS: David Rosenthal
We would like to share EXCITING NEWS with all of you! Please join us in welcoming David Rosenthal as the new director of DHHS (Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services). We are looking forward to working with him!
2013 MNCDHH Legislative Agenda
By working together over the past twelve years, Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind citizens and their allies have passed over 40 pieces of legislation.
This year is no different. We listened and received proposals from a diverse array of stakeholders. The 15 Members of our Commission has now unanimously voted for a 2013 Legislative Agenda which includes important Newborn Hearing Screening changes, increased funds for Parent Guides and Deaf Mentors, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher Licensure continuing education requirements, specialized employment programs, technology accessibility, protecting the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division, and an increase in funds for MNCDHH.
Check out our Legislative Agenda Page for more information.
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