December 10, 2018

Van Hollen Joins Senate Resolution Recognizing the Need to Improve Disability Access & Infrastructure in Federally-Funded Buildings

13 Democratic senators join resolution reaffirming support for ensuring people with disabilities have equal access to federal buildings & government services

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) joined 13 Democratic colleagues to introduce a Senate resolution on the need for improvements in disability access and infrastructure in federally funded buildings. The resolution also reaffirms support for existing laws that work to ensure equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act that former President George Herbert Walker Bush signed into law.

 The resolution was sponsored by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Chris Coons (D-DE), Jack Reed (D-RI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Patty Murray (D-WA), Bob Casey (D-PA), Marie Cantwell (D-WA), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Sheldon Brown (D-OH), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI).

The full resolution can be found here.