Disability Rights Ohio to oversee new federal program to protect beneficiaries of Social Security Disability benefits

Legislation passed today by the U.S. Senate will increase oversight and protection for some of our nation’s most vulnerable citizens, including 314,949 Ohioans. The bill, called the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act (H.R. 4547), will increase independent oversight of the Social Security Administration’s Representative Payee Program. Read more...

March 23, 2018Read More

Ohio House Bill 394: What You Need to Know

H.B. 394 is legislation sponsored by Representative Barbara Sears that is currently being considered by the Ohio House Insurance Committee. The bill would make significant changes to Ohio’s unemployment compensation program. Read more...

November 25, 2015Read More

Forty years of helping people in need

The Social Security Amendments of 1972 created a new federal benefit program for people in need. This month, that program — the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program — celebrates its 40th anniversary. Read more...

November 20, 2012Read More

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