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Epilepsy Foundation Testifies at National Fiscal Commission08/03/2010
Senior Director of Government Relations Donna Meltzer recently presented testimony to the National Fiscal Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, a bipartisan commission created by President Obama to address our nation's fiscal challenges. As the Chair of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), Meltzer's testimony highlighted the concerns of the disability community that sound federal fiscal policy is critical to ensuring adequate resources to support programs that promote the independence and productivity of children and adults with disabilities in the United States.
The following principles for fiscal reform were shared on behalf of CCD and its members:
•Federal funding decisions and tax policy should not result in a federal budget that is crafted at the expense of people with disabilities;
Click here for full testimony.
Click here to view a video of the hearing.
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