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The National MS Society and MS activists advocate at the federal, state and local levels for increased MS research, access to quality care, disability rights, long-term services and supports and awareness and organizational support.
At the state level in Maryland, priorities for 2016 include the independent living tax credit, improving home and community based services, and funding stem cell research. You can read more here.

At the state level in Virginia, priorities for 2016 include closing the health insurance coverage gap, supporting Virginia's caregivers, creating livable communities, increasing access to care in rural areas, and funding critical resources. You can read more here.


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