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Arc Legislative Update

Yesterday I had an excellent discussion with Director Fenton on discriminatory zoning practices in Springfield and Lisle and payment delays for service providers. Many providers are now being paid for Fiscal Year 2017 services. If not, check with the Division. The Director and I also discussed his presentation at the Sept. 14th Executive Forum meeting.... Read more »

Arc Legislative Update

This legislative update was written by Phil Milsk, The Arc’s Governmental Affairs Consultant. Tony THE ARC of ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE UPDATE June 7, 2016   BUDGET The General Assembly left Springfield on May 31, 2016, without sending a budget bill to the Governor for fiscal year 2017 or addressing the outstanding unpaid bills for FY 2016.   ... Read more »

Arc Legislative Update

I will be in Washington D.C. next week for our annual Disability Policy Seminar so you will get a break from my memos to you. Here is our legislative summary from our Governmental Affairs Consultant Phil Milsk. Tony ARC LEGISLATIVE UPDATE April 4, 2014 DIRECT CARE STAFF WAGES HB 3698(Gabel) and SB 2604(Steans) are... Read more »

Arc Legislative Update

Phil Milsk, The Arc’s Governmental Affairs Consultant did a presentation on legislative issues at the Executive Forum yesterday. Here is a copy of his written report. Tony The Arc Of Illinois LEGISLATIVE REPORT September 11, 2013 BUDGET HB 206(FY 2013 Supplemental) Supplemental appropriations bill for DHS, DHFS, Aging, Court of Claims and other agencies,... Read more »

Arc Legislative Update

The Arc’s Independent Living Goals bill SB 1550 passed out of the House and is on its way to the Governor! We had some school administrators groups oppose the bill stating that it was an unfunded mandate. Special thanks for the leadership of our Chief Sponsor Ron Sandack in the Illinois House of Representatives.An... Read more »

Arc Legislative Update

Yesterday, Shirley Perez and I met with the new CEO of the Institute on Public Policy for People with Disabilities Nicole Jorwic. We look forward to a great working relationship with her. Tony Arc Legislative Update May 6, 2013   The bills listed below should be of interest to Arc members.  Unless otherwise indicated,... Read more »

Arc Legislative Update

I am meeting with Nancy Webster, Vice President of the Arc of the United States today!Here is a legislative update from Phil Milsk our Govermental Affairs Consultant. We are extremely concerned about the major cuts to Medicaid health care that was passed by the General Assembly last week. Tony Obviously you... Read more »