Issues of the Day

The Arc of Illinois Update

FEDERAL CMS Releases SMDL on HCBS Settings and Heightened Scrutiny March 22, CMS released a State Medicaid Director Letter that provides new and additional guidance regarding how states should assess… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

We have been in Springfield this week talking about the many bills that could impact the lives of people with disabilities.  Next week is committee deadlines for the House (this… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

This is a huge week to raise your voice as people with disabilities, families and community organizations in Springfield.  We have two more weeks until the committee deadline where bills… Read more »

Action Alert

Call Your Legislators and Submit Witness Slips Today We are deep into the first part off the legislative session where there are a lot of bills to support and potentially… Read more »

Action Alert

Act Now: Tell Your Members of Congress: Fund the Money Follows the Person Program The future of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program that has helped more than 88,000… Read more »

Arc of Illinois Update

Save the Date: March 13 for Legislative Breakfast with Disability Advocates in Springfield.  See here for the save the date.  More information to follow.  We have more than 40 new legislators… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Governor JB Pritzker unveiled his budget officially earlier today.  He talked about the need to rethink spending priorities, address basic revenue issues and fulfill obligations around consent decrees. He said… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Today the Governor signed the minimum wage bill, increasing the minimum wage for most people to $15 by 2025.  We continue to advocate to ensure that the administration ensures that… Read more »

Arc of Illinois Update

Events Don’t miss the many events coming up in your neighborhood.  You can always check out www.thearcofil.org/events. Arc/Self-Advocacy Alliance Regional Meetings for people with disabilities and families beginning Feb 26, Murphysboro;… Read more »