# Disability rights
Parents and Pastors Applaud Bill Requiring Pay Equity for Disabled Tennesseans
New law will remove exemption that allowed employers to pay less than minimum wage for disabled employees. Following Gov. Bill Lee's signing of legislation that requires that all employers pay all employees at least minimum wage - removing an exemption for certain disabled employees - a group of parents and pastors affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition issued statements supporting the move.
Somerville residents are fighting for a new Davis Square, disagreement persists on what it should look like
The streets of Davis Square are pictured on Jan. 30.Elin Shih / The Tufts Daily. For at least three years, concerned Somerville residents have urged city hall to repair and restore damaged walkways in Davis Square. The walkways, which are primarily made of brick, are rife with missing bricks, potholes and uneven ground.
Life Long Disability Recipient Loses Social Security Over Mismatched Property Records
Many Social Security recipients get denied benefits on their first application due to a variety of reasons. However, tens of thousands of disabled or elderly individuals are also excluded or stripped of their benefits for having the wrong name at the wrong time.