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 […]
The Impact of Medicaid Funding Changes in Wisconsin
Congress is proposing significant changes to how Medicaid will be funded in the future. Stay informed! The Latest Materials to Use in Your Advocacy on this issue: High Risk Insurance Pools in Wisconsin Alternatives for Sustaining Medicaid – Ideas from Wisconsinites Next Steps for Advocates – Protecting Medicaid 4-25-17 On Friday, March 24 […]
Have you Signed up for a State Budget Training? Want to learn about Proposed Cuts to Medicaid?
The Arc Wisconsin is going on the road across Wisconsin in a series of 17 state budget trainings in partnership with the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities and Disability Rights Wisconsin. Many of these trainings are hosted by local chapters of The Arc. In addition to learning about the state budget you will […]
Wondering what is in the State Budget? See this Summary for Self-Advocates
It is important that self-advocates with disabilities understand what is in the state budget and how funding proposals affect their supports. The Arc Wisconsin is partnering with People First Wisconsin, the state’s largest self-advocate organization, to share budget information and to encourage people with disabilities to contact their legislators. See this new state budget summary […]
State budget proposals for school funding, disabled children featured on Capital City Sunday
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.
See how many children with significant disabilities are waiting in Wisconsin
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The Arc, People with Disabilities See Promising Initiatives; Remaining Needs in Budget Proposal
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 […]