State Issues

BUDGET
 

Family Care 2.0
In a letter to the Joint Finance Committee, Kitty Rhoades, secretary of the Department of Health Services, said the administration is no longer seeking the budget panel's approval for the plan that would affect the Family Care and IRIS programs. In a letter to the Joint Finance Committee, Kitty Rhoades, secretary of the Department of Health Services, said the administration is no longer seeking the budget panel's approval for the plan that would affect the Family Care and IRIS programs. - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 10, 2016
 
The Survival Coalition:

Now that the budget has been signed... 
 
Video: "Save our ADRC"

Wisconsin Public Radio - Kathleen Dunn Show 3/11/2015 Audio
A Proposed Overhaul To Wisconsin Long Term Care - One of the proposed changes in the Wisconsin biennial budget is a change to the way long term care is provided to the states elderly and disabled. Kathleen and her guests discuss the reasons and impacts of the proposal. Guest(s): Janet Zander, Michael Blumenfeld, Karen Foxglover

2015-2017 State Budget Briefing: For Racine and Kenosha Disability and Aging Advocates, presentation by Barbara Beckert, Milwaukee Office Director - Disability Rights Wisconsin