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The Arc’s CEO Applauds House Decision to Pull AHCA

The Arc of the U.S. released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) before a planned floor vote on Friday, March 24, 2017. “We are pleased that this dangerous piece of [...]

Attend Work Is Possible Workshop

For people living with disabilities, the landscape for employment opportunities is changing.  New federal and state policies and new ways of finding jobs are creating brighter futures for those who want to work in their communities and be part of [...]

Next Month at the Capitol: What We Think Will Happen

This is what we are projecting will happen at the state legislature over the next 3 – 4 weeks.  The Minnesota Senate and House will have released their budget targets sometime within the next week.  The Senate released a rough [...]

Minnesota Launches Its ABLE Plan

Minnesota has launched its ABLE plan.  People with disabilities and their families can now set up tax-advantaged savings accounts to use for disability-related expenses that promote independence and inclusion in the community. For more information and to create an account, [...]

Help Create More Success Stories — Like Ryan’s!

"If it wasn't for The Arc Minnesota’s support, this would not have been possible."  - Lori Richardson Imagine the satisfaction of landing your dream job... Thanks to your support, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are landing their own dream [...]

Tell Congress: Protect ACA’s Benefits!

  Health Care Is Under Attack:  Protect the Lifelines That the ACA Provides! Action Needed: Call Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken, and your member in the U.S. House of Representatives NOW.  Give them this message: “Repealing the Affordable Care [...]

Major Shifts in St. Paul and D.C.

Election Returns Show Major Shifts in Washington and St. Paul After an election that created dramatic shifts in political power nationally and in Minnesota, we now know the results and what work we as a disability community need to do. [...]

Has Kurt Signed You Up Yet?

Kurt Rutzen has been a consistent, strong presence at the State Capitol for us for several years.  In addition to his work as a public policy advocate, he is working this fall on building our action alert network.  He has [...]

Job Opening: Trust Account Manager

The Arc Minnesota is looking for a Trust Account Manager.  The person would be responsible for overseeing and administering The Arc Minnesota’s Master Pooled Trust (MPT). The duties include: Providing high quality trust services, meeting the needs of our trust [...]

Ask Candidates These Questions

Help educate candidates running for state and federal office in the November 8th general election.  Ask them the following questions. Candidates for State Office in 2016 Elections • Do you support funding increases to raise the wages for direct care [...]