Media Coverage FY 2019


Press Releases

Press Releases

Media Coverage – Archived

9/6/2019 Court fight advances over public access to Utah jail standards and inspections – Standard-Examiner

8/20/2019 Logan woman sentenced to jail for embezzling thousands from employer – Cache Valley Daily

8/13/2019 Federal Rule Change is Raising Questions on How Services to People with Disabilities will be Issued – Utah Public Radio

7/16/2019 Disability Funding Crisis: A Special Report – ABC 4

6/29/2019 Utah family sues after son with diabetes is kept from school – The New York Times

6/21/2019 Disability Law Center Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Landmark Supreme Court Ruling “Olmstead v. L.C.”  – Sentinel News

6/18/19 Can’t stay in the state hospital, can’t be in the community, so what does the state do with ‘high risk’ mentally incompetent disabled offenders? – Fox13

5/22/19 Update: Christensen et al v. Miner et all settlement in Utah – State of Reform

5/16/19 Utah settles with DLC to move patients closer to home – Deseret News

5/1/19 Home is where the hardship is – City Weekly

4/7/19 Utah legislators agree to pay millions to transition intellectually disabled adults into their own housing – Salt Lake Tribune

4/1/19 Critics say Utah’s Medicaid expansion leaves thousands without coverage and is in danger of a lawsuit – Fox 13 News

3/27/19 Mind the Gap: Thousands of low-income Utahns await to see if they’ll benefit from Medicaid expansion – City Weekly

3/15/19 Want to Know How your local jail operates? Sorry, that may be a trade secret – Mother Jones

3/5/19 Senate Education Committee defeats school safety bill – Deseret News

3/2/19 Concerned about deaths, Utah Legislature ties jail funding to counties’ disclosure of their policies – Standard-Examiner

2/22/19 Utah officials moved fast to shrink voter-approved Medicaid expansion, documents show – Politico

2/7/19 Utah House committee passes replacement for voter-approved Medicaid expansion – Deseret News

2/7/19 Prop. 3 replacement bill passes House committee, but the bill’s own sponsor voted against it – Fox 13 News

2/1/19 Gymnastics, Medicaid and taxes, oh my! Week 1 of the legislative session is all wrapped up – City Weekly

1/13/19 A Utah lawmaker wants to make it a crime to lie about needing an emotional support animal – The Salt Lake Tribune

12/30/18 Fraud, espionage, and eating meth: The top 5 stories in 2018 from Utah federal courts – Standard-Examiner

12/19/18 Disability Law Center, ACLU reach settlement to strengthen legal representation for guardianship hearings in Utah – The Independent

12/7/18 Spanish Language Broadcast Regarding Fair Housing – Univision 32

11/1/18  Interim Session Update for October 2018 – Iron County Today

10/29/18 Day 8: National Event in Chicago – Dignity in Schools

10/25/18 Diagnosed: A Small town success story of employment – Feed My Greed

10/21/18 61 State and Federal agencies that can help you if you’re disabled – A Day in Our Shoes

10/21/18 Utah State Hospital cuts treatment wait times to 23 days – Washington Times

10/21/18 Utah State Hospital cuts treatment wait times to 23 days – Cache Valley Daily

10/17/18 State hospital continues trimming wait times for those ordered to treatment before trial – KSL

10/17/18 State hospital continues trimming wait times for those ordered to treatment before trial – Deseret News

10/11/18 Diagnosed: Stroke Treatment – Telehealth Helps But It’s Still a long journey in rural Utah – Utah Public Radio

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