Committee’s GOP leaders to reject Governor’s IRIS, FamilyCare proposals

Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force/Make It Work Milwaukee Coalition Update:

Today Republican leaders on the Joint Finance Committee announced their: “rejection of Governor Walkers long term care changes, while
pursuing limited reforms with strong legislative oversight….” See the links below to the release for more details. This is very encouraging news!

Advocates will be analyzing this proposal and we will share additional information with you as it becomes available.

Thanks to all who have helped to educate legislators on this important budget issue. Additional advocacy is still needed moving forward- stay tuned for updates!

Wheeler Report Release - JFC MEMBERS ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO BUDGET ON LONG-TERM CARE:
http://www.thewheelerreport.com/wheeler_docs/files/0514nygren_01.pdf

Committee’s GOP leaders to reject guv’s IRIS, FamilyCare proposals:
http://budget.wispolitics.com/2015/05/committees-gop-leaders-to-reject-guvs.html?m=1

Barbara Beckert, Milwaukee Office Director DISABILITY RIGHTS WISCONSIN
6737 W. Washington St., Suite 3230 Milwaukee, WI 53214
414–773–4646 Ext 15 Voice
414–773–4647 Fax
barbara.beckert@drwi.org

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