The Joint Finance Committee (JFC)  – the Wisconsin legislature’s budget committee – will hold six hearings about the state budget in April all around the state. The public is invited to attend and testify about issues that are important to them. Come tell your story and make sure the supports you or a loved one need are funded!
Dates and locations:
Monday, April 3 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
University of Wisconsin – Platteville
Ullsvick Hall
30 South Hickory St.
Platteville, WI 53818
Wednesday, April 5 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
State Fair Park – Exposition Center
8200 West Greenfield Ave.
West Allis, WI 53214
Friday, April 7 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Berlin High School (Auditorium)
222 Memorial Dr.
Berlin, WI 54923
Tuesday, April 18 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Spooner high School (Auditorium)
801 County Highway A
Spooner, WI 54801
Wednesday, April 19 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Ellsworth High School (Gymnasium)
323 West Hillcrest St.
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Friday, April 21 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Marinette High School (Auditorium)
2135 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, WI 54143
What’s in the current state budget that affects people with disabilities?
The Arc Wisconsin, The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities and Disability Rights Wisconsin are providing information about the state budget to people with disabilities and their families about what is in the Governor’s budget and how to participate in the budget process.
Learn more about what is in the budget:
2017 Budget Training
2017 State Budget Summary for Self Advocates