Equality for Working Marylanders:
Josh Basile, a DC-based attorney and quadriplegic, was at risk of losing his job and Medicaid benefits due to a shift in state programming. We provided insight into the current laws and suggested ways to solve his situation. Josh provided testimony and lobbied for legislative support of
On May 8th, Gov. Hogan signed the bill into law, allowing working individuals with disabilities to keep their jobs and nursing services intact. Josh gives his praise to DRM, stating:
"From the bottom of my heart I would like to thank DRM and Nancy Pineles for all of the valuable assistance and ongoing support that I received during the SB660/HB1280 advocacy campaign. I never felt alone thanks to DRM!"