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From: chagnon@pubcom.com
Date: Thu, Jun 30 2022 2:22PM
Subject: DOJ Fails on a11y websites
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Just released at www.NPR.org <http://www.NPR.org>; :

DOJ fails to report on making federal websites accessible to disabled people



It has been 10 years since the Department of Justice filed a biennial report
on the federal government's compliance with accessibility standards for
information technology, a bipartisan group of concerned senators say. The
reports are required by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

On Thursday, a group of seven senators sent a letter to the department
asking for the DOJ to once again issue these reports, and the lawmakers want
to know why the agency hasn't filed them. The letter not only has bipartisan
support, but also the support of chairs and ranking members of three Senate

-Bevi Chagnon

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