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TASK FORCES
FISCAL POLICY
 
  2016
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Statement Opposing House Budget 2016
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a national coalition of more than 100 organizations representing the needs of people with disabilities, opposes the budget resolution proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) because it calls for deep cuts and structural changes to Medicaid, dramatic spending cuts for non-defense discretionary programs that support the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities, and would lead to tens of millions of Americans losing their health insurance or becoming underinsured.
(March 15,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Fiscal Policy Task Force Report 2015
(January 7,  2016) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2015
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Comments on CCD Statement on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Washington, DC October 27, 2015 – The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities’(CCD) Fiscal Policy Task Force commends the House and Senate leadership for negotiating the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA). This compromise represents a step in the right direction.
(October 28,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Statement Opposing Conference Budget
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a national coalition of more than 100 organizations representing the needs of people with disabilities, opposes the fiscal 2016 budget resolution proposed by the conference committee and passed by the House of Representatives because it calls for significant cuts to Medicaid and non-defense discretionary programs that support the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities.
(May 6,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD urges Congress to Reject the House Budget
he Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a national coalition of more than 100 organizations representing the needs of people with disabilities, opposes the budget resolution proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) because it calls for deep cuts to Medicaid, deep spending cuts for non-defense discretionary programs that support the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities, and would lead to tens of millions of Americans losing their health insurance or becoming underinsured.
(March 17,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report for 2014
(January 12,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2014
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Statement Opposing Ryan Budget
Washington, DC April 1, 2014 – The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a national coalition of more than 100 organizations representing the needs of people with disabilities, believes that the budget resolution proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) is dangerous for people with disabilities as it calls for deep cuts to Medicaid,
(April 3,  2014) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Response to the President’s FY 2015 Budget Request
(Washington, DC.) March 4, 2014 -- The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is encouraged that the Administration's Budget for FY 2015 maintains investments in many important programs that support the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities, restores some of the devastating sequestration cuts, preserves the structure of Medicaid, and recognizes the need for a balanced approach to deficit reduction while calling for important investments in early childhood, employment for people with disabilities, veterans services and health care.
(March 5,  2014) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report for 2013
(January 15,  2014) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2013
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Statement On Budget Agreement
Pass the Bipartisan Budget Agreement and Protect People with Disabilities
(December 12,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Thank You Letter On Deal (House)
On behalf of Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Fiscal Policy Task Force, we thank you for voting to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
(October 29,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Thank You Letter On Deal (Senate)
On behalf of Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Fiscal Policy Task Force, we thank you for voting to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
(October 29,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Letter Urging a Deal
On behalf of Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Fiscal Policy Task Force, we urge you to act swiftly to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling.
(October 16,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Fiscal Policy Task Force press release regarding the federal government shutdown
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a national coalition of 117 organizations that advocate for and with people with disabilities, calls on Congress to stop the damaging shutdown of the Federal Government immediately.
(October 1,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Response to the President’s FY 2014 Budget Request
(April 12,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Comments on PROMISE
These comments are submitted by the co-chairs of the Social Security Task Force, the Education Task Force, and the Employment and Training Task Force of the Consortium for Citizens
(March 17,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Statement Opposing Ryan Budget
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a national coalition of 113 organizations representing the needs of people with disabilities
(March 14,  2013) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2012
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report
(December 18,  2012) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Oppose Medicaid Cuts that would seriously diminish Coverage for People with Disabilities
(October 22,  2012) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Principles Letter - Senate
(October 22,  2012) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Your Help Needed to Prevent Massive Cuts to Disability Programs
(August 3,  2012) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Letter Responding to President’s FY 2013 Budget Request
(February 8,  2012) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
2011 Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report
(January 8,  2012) - Download [ PDF ] - Download [ WORD ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
2012 Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report
(January 2,  2012) - Download [ PDF ] - Download [ WORD ]
 
 
  2011
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Testimony of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius regarding the President’s FY 2012 Budget proposal
(December 31,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Statement Regarding Super Committee’s Failure to Agree on Deficit Reduction Plan
(November 22,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Letter for the Joint Special Committee
(November 1,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD Meets with Senior White House Advisors to Urge Continued Strong Support for Medicaid
Statement of Kim Musheno on behalf of CCD at White House meeting in support of Medicaid
(July 2,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s FY 2012 Budget proposal:
(April 9,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
White House Fact Sheet on President’s FY 2012 Budget Impact on People with Disabilities
(April 9,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Response to Introduction of House Budget Resolution
(April 9,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Letter to House of Representatives urging Members to oppose the FY 2012 Ryan Budget proposal
(April 2,  2011) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
2010 Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report
(January 12,  2011) - Download [ PDF ] - Download [ WORD ]
 
 
  2009
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
2008 Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report
(January 9,  2009) - Download [ PDF ] - Download [ WORD ]
 
 
  2008
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Fiscal Year 2009 Appropriations Recommendations for Selected Federal Programs of Importance to Individuals with Disabilities
(April 22,  2008) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD letter in response to the President’s FY09 Budget Request
(March 10,  2008) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
CCD letter in support of the House Budget Committee Budget Resolution
(March 10,  2008) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
2007 Fiscal Policy Task Force Annual Report
(January 10,  2008) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2007
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
FY 2008 CCD Federal Funding Recommendations
(October 16,  2007) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2006
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Fiscal Policy Task Force 1 st and 2 nd Quarter Report
(August 1,  2006) - Download [ PDF ] - Download [ WORD ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Letter to Representatives, writing to respectfully urge them NOT to support HR 5766, HR. 3282 or any other sunset commission legislation
(July 26,  2006) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Letter to Senators, writing to respectfully urge them NOT to support S. 3521, the “Stop Over-Spending Act of 2006”
(July 20,  2006) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2005
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Appropriations Recommendations for FY 2006
(April 1,  2005) - Download [ PDF ]
Fiscal Policy Task Force
FY 2005 Appropriations Recommendations Chart
(January 2,  2005) - Download [ PDF ]
 
 
  2004
 
Fiscal Policy Task Force
Final FY 2004 Appropriations Chart
(January 1,  2004) - Download [ PDF ] - Download [ WORD ]