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posted on May 20, 2013 22:32
There is still time to obtain your Senator's support on Senate Amendments as well as to ask him or her to sign as co-sponsors. Rules now allow senators to sign on until an amendment is heard. Go here to see the report and to download pdf files on the amendments and budget chart.
posted on May 17, 2013 08:58
Friday May 17 until 3 pm we have time to obtain co-sponsors to amendments. We need you to contact your Senators asap today to ask them to co-sponsor Turning 22 (Sen. Barrett), Autism Waiver (Sen. Creem) and Salary Reserve (Sen. Spilka). There are other amendments too, Family Support (Sen. Clark) and we will update as soon as all sponsors are on board. Go here for summary and links to chart/report.
posted on April 24, 2013 23:22
House debate is done and we now need to focus on the Senate and Senate Ways and Means. Go here to learn more.
posted on April 22, 2013 19:07
The budget process is real and it has a definite impact whether you have servcies or you are "waiting" for services! Take the time now to help yourself or a friend --
Go here to the House budget page to see the priorities or just hit the "Take Action" bar on the top of our home page.
posted on April 12, 2013 11:45
Please act today to have your state representative co-sponsor amendments for house debate starting on week of April 22. The deadline may be extended but we're expecting today at 5pm as the cut-off for co-sponsors. Go here to send an email or phone.
For more information please go here.
posted on April 10, 2013 18:05
Chairman Brian Dempsey and House Ways and Means (HWM) Committee Members provided $2 Million additional dollars for Family Support (5920-3000) and Respite and $1 Million additional in Autism Services (5920-3010). The Arc, ADDP and others had fought hard for increases in both of these lines among others. These additional investments in the context of limited revenue are very positive. At the same time, the HWM blueprint includes some reductions that will require amendments. Read more...