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Submitted by Talia Hutchison on March 3, 2017 - 1:13 pm EST
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Harry M. Seidman Phone: 202. 480. 2085 Email: hseidman@acus.gov   Members of Congress Recognize Importance of ACUS On February 27, 2017, several Members of Congress acknowledged the value and contributions of ACUS during the floor debate preceding the adoption of the...
Submitted by Talia Hutchison on March 1, 2017 - 3:42 pm EST
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Harry M. Seidman Phone: 202. 480. 2085 Email: hseidman@acus.gov    ACUS Announces New Chairs for Committees Washington, March 1, 2017 – The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) is pleased to announce new chairs for three of its five standing...
Submitted by Talia Hutchison on February 10, 2017 - 4:01 pm EST
Roger Cramton (1929-2017) The Administrative Conference of the United States mourns the passing of Roger Cramton, the second Chairman of ACUS, who died on February 3, 2017, at the age of 87.  He served as Chairman from December 1970 until President Nixon appointed him in 1972 to head the Office of...
Submitted by Talia Hutchison on February 8, 2017 - 11:22 am EST
  Acting on ACUS Recommendations, SSA Implements Major Overhaul of Disability Claim Regulations Governing Medical Evidence Who The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently made changes to its disability claims program based upon ACUS’s recommendation regarding medical evidence and the...
Submitted by Talia Hutchison on January 18, 2017 - 2:29 pm EST
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Harry M. Seidman Phone: 202. 480. 2085 Email: hseidman@acus.gov    Acting on ACUS Recommendations, SSA Implements Major Overhaul of Disability Claim Regulations Governing Medical Evidence SSA adopts ACUS’s recommendations in its final rule Washington, January 18, 2017...
Submitted by Talia Hutchison on January 9, 2017 - 1:11 pm EST
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Harry M. Seidman 202.480.2085hseidman@acus.gov   President Barack Obama Names Matthew L. Wiener Vice Chairman of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States WASHINGTON, January 6, 2017 – President Barack Obama today announced his intention to...
Submitted by Harry M. Seidman on December 15, 2016 - 2:52 pm EST
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 Contact:  Harry M. Seidman 202.480.2085hseidman@acus.gov The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) held its 66th Plenary Session on December 13-14 in Washington, D.C. culminating in the Assembly’s adoption of four recommendations: Special...
Submitted by Harry M. Seidman on December 8, 2016 - 8:03 pm EST
Administrative Conference of the United States December 8, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This week the White House issued a comprehensive fact sheet identifying the Obama Administration’s most important accomplishments in carrying out the “global partnership between governments and civil society...
Submitted by Abigail Price on December 1, 2016 - 1:07 pm EST
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Justice released the First Annual Report of the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable on November 30, 2016, as required by Presidential memorandum. The report summarizes the activities of the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable over the past...
Submitted by Abigail Price on November 30, 2016 - 10:40 am EST
Contact Cheryl Blake cblake@acus.gov, 202-480-2105  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In her blogpost The Role of ACUS in Improving the Administrative Process under the New Administration, Cheryl Blake illustrates “how the incoming administration could work to improve important aspects of the administrative...