Attend a Joint Finance Budget Hearing Near You

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 […]

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 […]