Senators voted 33-1 to mandate the coverage of applied behavioral analysis, also known as ABA therapy, an intense and individualized therapy that focuses on improved communication, social skills and other behaviors. Black caucus members say it makes minimal changes. This is an example of the people getting their way, as opposed to the special interests getting their way. Rep. Jim Patterson, the bill sponsor, said while he disagreed with the age cap on the coverage, he felt the measure was the best they could get this session.
The biggest difference between the two versions came in the form of a Senate amendment from Trip Pittman (R-Montrose) that limited the coverage to patients under the age of 18, and exempted small businesses from providing the coverage-those with less than 51 employees.
Agreement allows police in Vancouver Pride parade, but changes will be made
RCMP and VPD will walk alongside Ambulance and Vancouver Fire members, mixed in with city staff rather than in specific groups. In a statement on Facebook, the Vancouver Pride Society says the deal was reached after months of negotiations.
Lawmakers in both chambers of Alabama's legislature have approved an education budget. Older teens would be capped at $20,000.
The approval is for a victory for parents who spent days lobbying at the Statehouse wearing red Autism Speaks T-shirts and peppering lawmakers with personal stories about how the therapy changed their children's lives.
Times Square crash suspect court-martialed
New York Police say they don't suspect a link to terrorism, but a bomb squad was called as a precaution to check the wreckage. An 18-year-old woman was killed and 22 other victims were injured, including the woman's 13-year-old sister, officials said .
"We think it's a great start". The spending bill now goes to Ivey for her signature. He'll likely start school in a regular classroom, she said. With a vote of 69-29, the House accepted final revisions Friday and sent the bill to Gov. Kay Ivey.
David Wagner inspired by Huddersfield's history ahead of play-off second leg
Then when we played them in the FA Cup, I had chance to speak about him with Pep Guardiola". "We are massively better at home". The Terriers last played in the first-division 45 years ago.