Every month, President Mark Riccobono provides a brief audio report on the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. Listen now or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Learn more about the National Federation of the Blind at nfb.org or listen to archived episodes at nfb.org/archives-presidential-releases.

Items covered in the May 2018 release include:

* Discussion of the Federation's ground-breaking settlement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
* Update on legislative priorities including:

- Marrakesh Implementation Act
- TIME Act and elimination of unfair wages
- Access Technology Affordability Act
- Right-to-parent efforts across the country

* Federation Family notes
* Customary endings including a salute to May the 4th


* Press release for the CMS settlement
* Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing from April 18
* Factsheets for TIME Act and Access Technology Affordability Act
* Blindparents.org