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Hillsborough County celebrates anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act listen

07/26/12 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Twenty-two years ago people with disabilities got a wide range of federal protections for the first time. At the County Center in downtown Tampa yesterday state and local representatives, county workers and volunteers celebrated the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, was signed by then-President George H. W. Bush and established protection for a wide range of disabled individuals. Although the law has beco...

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