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Media Coverage FY 2020

Media Coverage – Archived

9/28/20 Utah Revises Crisis Standards Of Care Guidelines Required By HHS Office For Civil Rights – Openminds.com

9/16/20 USU resurrects voting rights symposium as 6-week series – HJ News

8/20/20 Utah revises emergency plans to protect people with disabilities – Bloomberg Law

8/20/20 Utah Amends Virus Care Plan to Protect Against Disability Bias – The Salt Lake Tribune

7/27/20 Utah isn’t doing enough to protect disabled from COVID-19, advocacy group says – FOX 13

7/23/20 Here’s how Utah lawmakers cut state spending to cope with COVID-19 – The Salt Lake Tribune

6/19/20 Utah Legislature approves coronavirus-related budget cuts, addresses other pandemic impacts in special session – The Salt Lake Tribune

6/11/20 Advocates plead with legislators to not cut funding for state’s most vulnerable people – The Deseret News

5/26/20 Commentary: Utah should stay on its path to help the disabled – The Salt Lake Tribune

5/11/20 How to advocate for a relative in a nursing home during the coronavirus pandemic – KJZZ

4/6/20 Disability Law Center of Utah calls for statewide stay-at-home order – Fox 13

4/3/20 Governor Signs Bills Increasing Access To Mental Health Resources – UPR

4/1/20 Legal groups ask Utah Supreme Court to order release of inmates because of COVID-19 – Fox 13

3/27/20 Could COVID-19 force Utah hospitals to prioritize care? – KSL

3/12/20 Utah school district investigated for use of seclusion, restraint in disciplining kids – KMYU

3/12/20 Utah lawmakers turned to teachers — and now to voters — for a budget fix – The Salt Lake Tribune

3/11/20 Herbert hails education funding ‘deal;’ disabled community left out of talks – KMYU

3/9/20 Utah Legislature Advances Jail Transparency Bills – KUER

1/27/20 March trial set in struggle over public access to Utah jail standards – Standard-Examiner

12/13/19 Utahn’s mental illness at the center of 7-year court case – KSL

11/24/19 Copyright questions sidetrack effort to open Utah’s secret jail standards – Standard-Examiner

11/23/19 Inmate injured while in custody the latest to allege poor medical care in a Utah jail – Deseret News

11/9/19 Lawsuits allege ‘systemwide failure’ protecting disabled children in Utah schools – Deseret News

11/9/19 Former school bus driver appears on camera being physical, violent towards autistic teen – CBS46

11/7/19 Beyond the Books investigates disturbing video of assault on special needs student – 2KUTV

11/7/19 Disability Law Center files lawsuits against Alpine School District on behalf of disabled students who suffered alleged abuse – Daily Herald

10/27/19 Former Utah deaf school aide charged with multiple counts of child rape – Utah Investigative Journalism Project

10/16/19 Utah County mobile voting to include disabled community – Daily Herald

10/16/19 Utah County Expands Mobile Voting Options and Completes Third Party Security Audit – PR Newswire

Press Releases

Press Releases