Wisconsin Families Share Concerns about Proposed Changes to Medicaid

Congress is proposing significant changes to Mediccaid funding that comes to Wisconsin for programs that people with disabiltieis use, like Family Care, IRIS, Katie Beckett, personal care, school therapies and more.   Watch these stories that tell families’ concerns about the American Health Care Act and proposed per capita caps for Medicaid: Families of disabled […]

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 […]

The Arc Wisconsin Helps you Advocate on the State Budget

Check back here for new items related to the 2017-2019 State Budget.   Make Sure to Testify at a Joint Finance Budget Hearing Near You! See Dates and Locations     Arc Wisconsin Press Release – Gov Walker Budget Proposal   Self-Advocate Budget Summary   2017 Budget Training