Friday, September 26, 2008
Video Address by Mayor Pat McCrory On DD Issues
Due to a previous commitment, Mayor Pat McCrory could not attend this conference. He did send us a video address. In the video Pat McCrory touched on the following policy points; he addressed the need for more housing and transportation options for people with disabilities. On the topic of education, he stated that parents deserve an opportunity to have their children receive the best education possible. He highlighted his campaign platform on creating scholarships for students with disabilities to attend the school that best serves their needs. He also addressed issues on creating job opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. He closed out with the need for better accountability.