Today, The Arc’s Public Policy Committee will meet to discuss possible legislative
initiatives for the new legislative session. I want to thank everyone for some great
recommendations. We will limit our new initiatives to no more than three or four
this year. We anticipate that much of our time and efforts will be around new
revenue, the state budget, direct support professionals wages, rebalancing and
FIOD reporting requirements among others!

Monday, The Arc Board of Directors meets Monday, 10:30 at our Frankfort
offices, 20901 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, IL 60423.

I was contacted by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board who indicated that my
letter to the editor will be published Saturday in the print version of the Chicago

Yesterday, we had a very good meeting on conflict free case management. I
recommended to the Governor’s Office on Health Innovation & Transformation
(GOHIT), that we look at the Developmental Disability Individual Service
Coordination System as a model for implementation of the 1115 Waiver.

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