Press Room

We are pleased to serve as a resource for the press on all issues related to our organization and to blindness. For more information or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314, extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or cdanielsen@nfb.org.

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Press Releases and News Briefs

Below are the most recent press releases and news briefs issued by the National Federation of the Blind.

IRS to Implement Process to Provide Accessible Tax Notices to the Blind

San Francisco (July 15, 2020): Today, as millions of taxpayers file their income tax returns, the IRS is announcing that it has agreed to develop and implement a process to allow blind taxpayers to request post-filing tax notices—such as notices about additional taxes or penalties owed—in Braille, large print, or electronic formats.

Speaker Pelosi to Participate in National Federation of the Blind Convention

Washington, DC (July 8, 2020): House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will participate in a dialogue with National Federation of the Blind President Mark Riccobono as part of the eightieth National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind on Friday, July 17, 2020, at 2:35 p.m. EDT with thousands of blind people from America and around the world listening and viewing via Zoom conference.