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Legislators and Organizations Endorsing the Cogswell-Macy Act

H.R. 3535 was introduced on September 17, 2015, by:

  • Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and
  • David McKinley (R-WV).

The current list of cosponsors includes:

  • Mark Takano (D-CA)
  • Tony Cardenas (D-CA)
  • Kathy Castor (D-FL)
  • Alan Grayson (D-FL)
  • Michael Honda (D-CA)
  • Jared Huffman (D-CA)
  • Tim Ryan (D-OH)
  • Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)
  • David Jolly (R-FL)
  • Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
  • Joseph Crowley (D-NY)
  • Steve Israel (D-NY)
  • Eric Swalwell (D-CA)
  • Peter Welch (D-VT)
  • Grace Napolitano (D-CA)
  • Robert Brady (D-PA)
  • John Delaney (D-MD)
  • Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
  • Tim Murphy (R-PA)
  • John Larson (D-CT)
  • Adam Schiff (D-CA)
  • Michael Doyle (D-PA)
  • Suzan DelBene (D-WA)
  • Daniel Donovan, Jr. (R-NY)
  • Mike Thompson (D-CA)
  • Donna Edwards (D-MD)
  • Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
  • Glenn Thompson (R-PA)
  • Scott Peters (D-CA)
  • Chaka Fattah (D-PA)
  • Richard Hanna (R-NY)
  • Peter King (R-NY)
  • Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
  • Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA)
  • Niki Tsongas (D-MA)
  • Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
  • Janice Shakowsky (D-IL)
  • Pete Aguilar (D-CA)

Organizations Endorsing the Cogswell-Macy Act

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

Alaska Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind Council

Alliance for Deaf Bilingual Children

American Council of the Blind

American Foundation for the Blind

American Printing House for the Blind

American School for the Deaf

American Society for Deaf Children

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc. (Binghamton NY)

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf

AURORA of Central New York, Inc.

Bay Area Communication Access

Beginnings for Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing - SC

Beverly School for the Deaf

Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services (Homestead PA)

Catholic Charities Community Services Guild for the Blind

Center for the Visually Impaired (Atlanta GA)

Children’s Advocacy Resources for Education

Cleary School for the Deaf

Communication Axess Ability Group

Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf

Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf

Council of Schools and Services for the Blind

Deaf Community Services of San Diego

The Deaf Dream

Deaf Women United


http://www.dsdeaf.org/
Delaware Statewide Programs for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind

District of Columbia Council of the Blind

Earle Baum Center

Flagler College

Florida Lions Conklin Center for the Blind

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Friedman Place, A Community for Adults with Vision Loss

Hadley School for the Blind

The Hatlen Center for the Blind (San Pablo CA)

Helen Keller National Center

Helen Keller Services for the Blind

Help Henry See and Hear

Indiana Association of the Deaf

Indiana School for the Deaf

Indy Hawks

Iowa School for the Deaf

Junior Blind of America

Lamar University

Lexington School for the Deaf

Lighthouse Central Florida & Lighthouse Works

Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. (Seattle WA)

Lighthouse International

Lions Clubs International

Lions Clubs International Foundation

Louisiana School for the Deaf

Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Maryland School for the Deaf

Metro Deaf School

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Michigan School for the Deaf

Michigan School for the Deaf Alumni Association

Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens

Mississippi School for the Deaf

Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

National Association of the Deaf

National Coalition on Deaf-Blindness

National Cued Speech Association

National Industries for the Blind

New Mexico School for the Deaf

New York Institute for Special Education

New York School for the Deaf

NewView Oklahoma

North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind

Oregon School for the Deaf Alumni Association

Overbrook School for the Blind

Pennsylvania Association for the Blind

Pennsylvania Council of the Blind

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Perkins School for the Blind

Phoenix Day School for the Deaf

Prevent Blindness

Rhode Island School for the Deaf

RLCB, Inc. (Raleigh NC)

Rochester School for the Deaf

San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind

South Dakota Association of the Deaf

South Dakota School for the Deaf

SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf

St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf

St. Mary’s School for the Deaf

St. Paul’s Mission for the Deaf

St. Rita School for the Deaf

Texas Child First Coalition

Texas School for the Deaf

Travis Association for the Blind

Virginia Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

Vision Forward Association (formerly Badger Association of the Blind)

Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia

VisionServe Alliance

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Washington School for the Deaf

Washington State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss

West Texas Lighthouse for the Blind

West Virginia Association of the Deaf

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Willie Ross School for the Deaf

Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Wisconsin School for the Deaf

Last updated March 24, 2016
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