*NEW – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Supported Decision-Making Agreement Form On April 16, 2018 Governor Walker signed Supported Decision-Making into Law in Wisconsin, giving individuals with disabilities, older adults and families an alternative to more restrictive guardianship. Wisconsin among the first states to enact this type of legislation. Read the law here. Find the […]
Madison, Wis. – The Arc Wisconsin and disability advocates from across the state gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 28, to witness Governor Walker sign a landmark Employment First bill into law. Read the new law here. As one of the state’s most prominent voices in protecting the rights of people with intellectual […]
The Arc Wisconsin’s Lisa Pugh talks about new funding in the Governor’s budget for children with disabilities, youth transition proposals and concerns about Medicaid block grants on the February 12 edition of Capitol City Sunday on WKOW-ABC TV.
For Immediate Release Contact: Lisa Pugh, State Director (608) 422-4250 February 9, 2017 The Arc, People with Disabilities See Promising Initiatives; Remaining Needs in Budget Proposal Madison, WI – People with disabilities and Arc Wisconsin members across the state will be working to preserve key investments in Governor Walker’s budget proposal as […]
By Lisa Pugh The original article appeared in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Like all Americans, people with disabilities deserve the opportunity to live independently in the community with their peers. The brutal attack of a teenager with disabilities in Chicago was a heinous act of violence that shocked the nation. However, leading Wisconsin disability […]
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