House Budget Takes First Step

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Raleigh, NC: Today the North Carolina House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations released its budget. Faced with the possibility of legal action from the U.S. Department of Justice (US DOJ) for the state’s institutionalization of adults with mental illness in… Continue Reading

Increasing Cases Show NC Children with Complex Disabilities Are Not Receiving Proper Care: Disability Rights North Carolina Calls for a Coordinated Approach from State Agencies

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Raleigh NC – Disability Rights North Carolina is calling on state officials to provide necessary services to North Carolina’s children with complex needs, following an investigation that revealed an appalling lack of available mental health services, leading to long waits… Continue Reading

An Open Letter To Governor Beverly Perdue

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The Honorable Beverly E. Perdue Office of the Governor Constituent Services Office 116 W. Jones Street Raleigh, NC 27603 — Dear Governor Perdue: North Carolina is at a difficult and potentially expensive crossroads in delivering services to people with disabilities.… Continue Reading