Law gives Alaskans with disabilities more financial independence

    A new state law aims to give Alaskans with disabilities more financial independence, allowing up to 14-thousand dollars to be saved without disqualifying for benefits.

    A new state law aims to give Alaskans with disabilities more financial independence.

    Governor Walker signed H-B 188, bringing the state under the "achieving a better life experience," or Able Act.

    The federal law creates tax-free savings accounts for people with disabilities, allowing up to 14-thousand dollars to be saved without disqualifying for benefits.

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