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Feb 25 2011

Alert: Save Medicaid Rally on Saturday (2/26)

AARP is hosting a "Save Medicaid" rally on Saturday (2/26) from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. at the Capitol in Madison.

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1 comments - Posted by DAWN at 6:21 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy

Feb 25 2011

Share Your Vision of the Future

The Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) invites you to share your vision of the future.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 5:01 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy

Feb 22 2011

Alert: Media Event at Penfield Children’s Center

A press event to raise awareness of what is at stake for recipients of Medicaid – including BadgerCare, SeniorCare, Family Care, children’s waivers and other vital programs in the Governor’s Budget Repair Bill.

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Feb 22 2011

Alert: Medicaid Changes Still Possible

The legislature has not yet voted on the budget repair bill.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:37 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy

Feb 19 2011

Media Event to Raise Awareness of Medicaid Crisis

A media event will be held tomorrow in Madison to support Wisconsin Medicaid and raise the voices of people with disabilities, working families, older adults, and others with a stake in Wisconsin's health.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:52 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | DAWN Website Updates | Events | Miscellaneous

Feb 17 2011

Alert: Take Medicaid out of the Budget Repair Bill

The State Senate and State Assembly will vote on a bill to fix the budget deficit in the current fiscal year this week. The bill contains an important change that will impact Medicaid.

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3 comments - Posted by DAWN at 5:40 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy

Feb 15 2011

WFT Winter Family Fun Day (WI Dells)

On Saturday, February 20, 2011 Wisconsin Family Ties (WFT) will host a Winter Family Fun Day at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park in Wisconsin Dells.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:52 PM - Categories: Events

Feb 15 2011

Action Alert: SB and AB 11 - the budget repair bill

Senate Bill 11 and Assembly Bill 11 - called the Budget Repair Bill - was written to help balance Wisconsin’s current budget, but makes other changes which will have significant impact on persons with disabilities and their families.

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5 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:48 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts

Feb 15 2011

NAMI WI 2011 Annual Conference

NAMI WI will be holding their annual conference on April 15 & 16, 2011 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 1:27 PM - Categories: Events | Trainings

Feb 11 2011

2011 Rehabilitation & Transition Conference

The 2011 Rehabilitation & Transition Conference, which aims to enhance community living for people with disabilities and economic disadvantages in Wisconsin, will take place April 6 – 8, 2011 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 5:57 PM - Categories: Events

Feb 10 2011

Advocacy for Change: Parent Leadership Institute

This learning and action forum is designed for parents or other family members to gain new information and skills that will enhance their efforts to improve the lives of children and young adults with disabilities. This free event will be held on March 30 & 31, 2011, at the Concourse Hotel in Madison. The deadline to register is February 23, 2011.

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Feb 9 2011

Information Alert: Listening Session

State Representatives JoCasta Zamarripa and Josh Zepnick will hold a joint listening session at the Dr. Filiberto and Carmen Murguia Campus (Loyola Academy), 1645 S. 36th St., Milwaukee on Monday, February 14.

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Feb 8 2011

Information Alert: Representative Spanbauer District Hours

Rep. Richard Spanbauer (R-Oshkosh) will hold office hours in his district.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:56 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy

Feb 7 2011

BPDD - Public Notice of Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

The Board's Governmental Affairs Committee is holding a meeting on 2/10/11 from 9:30 to 11:00 am at the BPDD Conference Room, 201 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 110, Madison, WI 53703.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:57 PM - Categories: Public Meeting Notices

Feb 5 2011

Information Alert: Sen. Schultz District 17 Hours

Sen. Dale Schultz (R-Richland Center) will hold office hours in his district.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:18 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts

Feb 5 2011

Budget News Release

BPDD and DRW Call for a Balanced Budget Approach

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2 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:41 AM - Categories: DAWN Website Updates | BPDD

Feb 1 2011

BPDD - Public Notice of Education Budget Meeting

A discussion of the BPDD’s public education budget for FFY 2011 will be held on 2/3/11 from 10 – 11:00 a.m. at the BPDD Conference Room, 201 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 110, Madison, WI 53703.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:39 PM - Categories: Public Meeting Notices

Feb 1 2011

Take Action on Photo ID

Elections need to be safe and secure but at the same time they need to balance that with equal access to the voting process for all eligible voters.

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4 comments - Posted by DAWN at 2:36 PM - Categories: Advocacy

Feb 1 2011

BPDD Hires Executive Director

Beth Swedeen has been selected to be the next executive director of the BPDD.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:58 AM - Categories: BPDD

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