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Apr 29 2013

Urge JFC to Expand Transportation Funding

The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) is voting on a budget provision tomorrow, April 30, that could expand transportation grant funding to support programs for people with disabilities and the elderly.

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1 comments - Posted by BPDD at 3:25 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Apr 24 2013

Contact JFC Now about Special Needs Vouchers

If this issue is important to you, contact members of the Joint Finance Committee now!

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1 comments - Posted by BPDD at 11:50 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy | Miscellaneous

Apr 22 2013

Tell Your Story Through Better Together

Better Together aims to increase public awareness and understanding of the ways people with developmental disabilities of all kinds contribute to community life.

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2 comments - Posted by BPDD at 3:50 PM - Categories: BPDD | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Apr 19 2013

Still Time to Propose a Presentation for the Self-Determination Conference

Are you interested in presenting at the 2013 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference? If you are, please submit a Proposal Form by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 12:03 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | BPDD | Miscellaneous

Apr 16 2013

Northern Budget Listening Sessions

State Senator Robert Jauch (D-Poplar) and State Representatives Janet Bewley (D-Ashland), Nick Milroy (D-South Range) and Stephen Smith (D-Shell Lake) will hold listening sessions about the proposed 2013-15 state budget. These listening sessions are a great opportunity for constituents to talk about disability issues with their legislators.

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Apr 15 2013

Testify at the Joint Finance Committee Hearing in Baldwin

The Joint Finance Committee will hold a hearing on the Governor’s proposed state budget in Baldwin Wisconsin on Thursday April 18. The hearing will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Baldwin Woodville High School Auditorium  located at 1000 13th Avenue, Baldwin, WI  54002. 

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Apr 12 2013

Special Needs Vouchers Community Conversation

A community conversation about special needs vouchers will be held in Neenah on Thursday, April 18. This is a great opportunity to learn more about special needs vouchers, including the positions of parents and legislators.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 12:09 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Events | Miscellaneous

Apr 11 2013

Send Your Comments to Joint Finance

If you have not attended a Joint Finance Committee hearing, you can still submit your comments and make your voice heard.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 10:39 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy | Miscellaneous

Apr 10 2013

New Tools for State Budget Advocacy

When you are educating yourself and others about important disability-related issues in the next state budget, please consider using papers from the 2013 Priorities for People with Disabilities in Wisconsin series.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 12:53 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy | BPDD | Miscellaneous

Apr 8 2013

Summer PR & Communications Internship

Are you looking for an internship that provides experience with both PR/communications and the non-profit world? If the answer is yes, this is the internship for you!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 5:43 PM - Categories: BPDD

Apr 8 2013

Additional Budget Hearings

The Democratic members of the Joint Finance Committee will hold hearings about the proposed 2013-15 state budget.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 3:39 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy | Miscellaneous

Apr 5 2013

Send Your Comments to Joint Finance

Submit comments about the proposed state biennial budget via email to BudgetComments@legis.wisconsin.gov, or via mail to Joe Malkasian, Room 305 East, State Capitol, Madison, WI  53702.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 3:17 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Apr 4 2013

Testify at the Joint Finance Committee Hearing in Wisconsin Dells

The Joint Finance Committee will hold a hearing on the Governor’s proposed state budget in Wisconsin Dells on Wednesday, April 10. (The original location was Lake Delton.) The hearing will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Suites 2 and 7 (main level) of the Kalahari Resort. The Kalahari Resort is located at 1305 Kalahari Drive in Wisconsin Dells.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 1:53 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy | Miscellaneous

Apr 4 2013

Press Release: Survey of Over 1,000 Shows Opposition to Special Needs Vouchers

Check out this press release about the results of a statewide survey that was designed to gauge Wisconsin attitudes toward special needs vouchers. The survey attracted more than 1,000 responses and shows resounding opposition from all parts of the state.

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Apr 3 2013

Testify at the Joint Finance Committee Hearing in Green Bay

The Joint Finance Committee will hold a hearing on the Governor’s proposed state budget in Green Bay on Monday, April 8. The hearing will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Lambeau Field in the Legends Club Room – 4th Level in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 1:32 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Advocacy | Miscellaneous

Apr 3 2013

New Resource: Medicaid & Health Care

Check out the new policy paper about providing health care for more people in Wisconsin.

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Apr 2 2013

Special Needs Vouchers Listening Session

A listening session about special needs vouchers will be held in Milwaukee on Thursday, April 11. This is a great opportunity to learn more about special needs vouchers and how vouchers will impact all students.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 5:14 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

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