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Founded in 1940, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the nation's largest and most influential membership organization of blind persons. With fifty thousand members, the NFB has affiliates in all fifty states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, and over seven hundred local chapters. As a consumer and advocacy organization, the NFB is considered the leading force in the blindness field today and is the Voice of the Nation's Blind.

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National Federation of the Blind Urges Senate HELP Committee to Confirm Nomination of Tom Perez for Secretary of Labor

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 15, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people, today urged the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) to confirm the nomination of Tom Perez for the position of secretary of labor.  Mr.

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2013 Scholarship Program Winners

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 7, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the winners of its

National Federation of the Blind Comments on Verdict Against Henry’s Turkey Service

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Thursday, May 2, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 2, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind commented today on a $240 million verdict awarded by an Iowa jury to disabled former employees of Henry’s Turkey Service.

National Federation of the Blind Comments on Amazon Kindle App

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 1, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for access to technology and education for the blind, commented today on Amazon’s incorporation of new accessibility features into its application for the iPhone and other devices using Apple’s iOS operating system.

National Federation of the Blind and Two Blind Taxpayers File Suit Against H&R Block

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Monday, April 8, 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts (April 8, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, and two blind taxpayers residing in Massachusetts—Mika Pyyhkala and Lindsay Yazzolino—filed suit today in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Case 1:13-cv-10

National Federation of the Blind Applauds DOJ Motion to Intervene in Sheltered Workshop Case

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 2, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind today applauded the United States Department of Justice’s motion to intervene in the pending class action lawsuit

National Federation of the Blind Assists Federal Employee Experiencing Discrimination

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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National Federation of the Blind Launches Vehicle Donation Program

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 19, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that it has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to launch a new vehicle dona

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Introduction of Fair Wages Legislation

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 27, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, today applauded the introduction of the Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act of 2013 (H.R. 831) by Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS).

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Introduction of Bill to Benefit Disabled Veterans

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 19, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States, today applauded the introduction of S. 346 by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV).

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