Anderson: “They Elected Me Wheelchair and All”

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Anderson: “They Elected Me Wheelchair and All”

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

August 2, 2019

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Rep. Jimmy Anderson, D-Fitchburg, has been at odds with Speaker Robin Vos in asking for a change to Assembly rules to allow him to call in to committee hearings, which he says is a necessary accommodation for his disability. He says being able to participate in meetings is important in doing the work for his constituents, saying “they elected me, wheelchair and all.”


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