When a person with special needs cannot make important financial decisions, the government sends his benefits directly to a third party, known as a representative payee.
Social Security disability recipients will see an increase in benefit levels for 2021, although the rise will be the smallest in years, due to the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court's terse order halting the census count more than two weeks early could result in the undercounting of people with disabilities and less funding of services like [...]
A nonpartisan federal agency has called on the government to end a program that explicitly permits employers to pay hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities less than $1 an hour.
Accurate Head Count Vital to Disability Programs More Likely After Court Rules Census Cannot be Ended Prematurely
For the past two months, the very real possibility has loomed that the collection of census data would end early, resulting in the undercounting of people with disabilities and less funding [...]