Press Room

Below please find the latest press releases and media advisories issued by the National Federation of the Blind. For more information, or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314 extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or cdanielsen@nfb.org.

Additional helpful information:

Governor David Paterson Urges Immediate Passage of Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act

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Monday, October 10, 2011
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New York City, New York (October 10, 2011): David A. Paterson, 55th governor of the state of New York and a member of and consultant to the National Federation of the Blind, today urged immediate passage of the Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act (H.R.

National Federation of the Blind Comments on Steve Jobs

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Thursday, October 6, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 6, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today commented on the death of Steve Jobs, co-founder and former chairman and chief executive officer of Apple, Inc. 

U.S. Representatives Stearns and Bishop Introduce Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2011): Congressman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) and Congressman Tim Bishop (D-NY) today introduced the Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act of 2011 (H.R.

National Federation of the Blind Condemns Lack of Access to New Kindle Fire

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Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 29, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind commented today on the release of Amazon’s new Kindle Fire, which cannot be used by people who are blind.

National Federation of the Blind to Host Web Accessibility Training Day

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Thursday, August 25, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 25, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute and the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program will present the second annual Web Accessibility Training Day on Monday, September 19, 2011.  The day-long event will present valuable informati

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