The 2019-2021 Biennial Budget will fund programs and supports for people with disabilities and their families over the next two years. Disability advocates must take steps to ensure the issues they care about are prioritized in the state budget.

photo and text of front cover of report about the arc wisconsin budget recommendations

Read The Arc Wisconsin’s recommendations for the budget here.

Read about individual issues you are interested in. Print and share these documents on social media.


What can you do to support the issues you care about? 

  1. Contact your own legislator. Share your story and one of the above issue sheets. Find your legislator’s contact information here. Email or call today!
  2. Attend a budget hearing. Check for hearing dates for the state’s budget committee here.

Here is a list of tentative budget hearing dates and locations as of March 21 (stay tuned for more information):

  • Friday, April 5 – Public Hearing – Janesville Area
  • Thursday, April 11 – Public Hearing – Milwaukee Area
  • Monday, April 15 – Public Hearing – River Falls/Hudson Area
  • Wednesday, April 24 – Public Hearing – Green Bay Area