U.S. House Passes Steve Gleason Act for ALS Patients – Bill to Go To President Obama

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Today the U.S. House announced they have passed the ‘Steve Gleason Act’ for ALS patients. A major victory for the former Saint who has been working hard for more help for ALS patients worldwide.

“This is a huge victory for ALS patients across the country,” bill co-sponsor Sen. David Vitter (Rep., La.) said, via WDSU-TV. “Making this equipment more accessible and affordable will give them the ability to communicate with their family and friends – even literally giving them a voice when they lose their ability to speak. Steve and the rest of Team Gleason have been an incredible inspiration. Thanks to their tireless work, we’ll be able change the lives of ALS patients and their families.”

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