Public Policy

See The Arc Wisconsin’s 2019-2021 Biennial Budget Recommendations here.

The Arc’s Public Policy work promotes and protects the rights of people with I/DD by advocating on a broad range of issues that affect their lives at the local, stateGraduation, and federal levels.


Public policy progress only happens when you get involved! Sign up for The Arc’s Disability Advocacy Network to stay informed, and take action when it counts!


Contacting Your Elected Officials:
Learn How to contact your legislator
Use this list to Keep Policymaker Contact Information


State Policy Issues:

Special Education Advocacy 

Employment First Law
Supported Decision-Making Law
Partners with Business Law


Federal Policy Issues:

Learn about Key Federal Issues