Raise the Wage Alert

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Take Action Now!

i am very pleased to inform you that we now have a hearing for our Direct Support Professional Wage Bill in the House Appropriations Human Services Committee on Wednesday, Apr 13th, 10:00 a.m., Capitol Building Room 114 Springfield.

Please submit a witness slip as a proponent for House Bill 5931.

Also ask your House Representative to become a Co-Sponsor of HB 5931.here is the f.act sheet

Okay, if you didn’t contact your Senator, do it now!!

The Senate Human Services Committee is meeting on Tuesday (April 12) in Room 409 of the Capitol with Senate Bill 2952 (DSP Wage Bill)  is the only order of business at this time.  This is the senate version of the $15.00 per hour wage bill for Direct Service Professionals.

There will be a vote taken on this bill – it is not a subject matter hearing!

Below is a link to fill out a witness slip for the bill.  I encourage everyone on this list to share broadly and strongly encourage anyone and everyone to fill out this slip in support of the bill.

SIGN WITNESS SLIP AS A PROPONENT OF SB 2952

Also ask your Senator to become a Co-Sponsor of SB 2952. Here is the  FACT SHEET on SB 2952.

 

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Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
 
Tony@thearcofil.org