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Recognizing Great Advocates on May 25th

On Thursday, May 25th, The Arc Minnesota has a great opportunity to recognize the work of the Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) at our annual Public Policy Recognition Event.  I sometimes wonder what Minnesota would [...]

May 15th, 2017|

The Arc U.S. Responds to House Passage of AHCA

The Arc Responds to House Passage of The American Health Care Act: “Shows callous and dangerous disregard for the well-being of people with disabilities” Posted on May 4, 2017 by The Arc Washington, DC – [...]

May 4th, 2017|

MN House and Senate Leaders Announce Targets

On Friday, April 28th, Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Senator Paul Gazelka and Speaker of the Minnesota House Kurt Daudt announced their budget targets for conference committees.  Their health and human services (HHS) conference committee’s target [...]

May 1st, 2017|

Your Stories and Calls Resonate on Capitol Hill

On Wednesday, March 22nd, I and 14 other Minnesotans attending the Disability Policy Seminar made the rounds to the D.C. offices of Minnesota’s eight U.S. House members and two U.S. Senators.  Going from one congressional [...]

March 28th, 2017|

“Medicaid Will Be Decimated” by U.S. House Bill

The Arc of the U.S. released the following statement on the legislation that repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pays for it by decimating Medicaid, a program critical to the lives of people with [...]

March 15th, 2017|

Stories That Need to be Heard on February 28th

I often have the privilege as The Arc Minnesota’s Communications Director to be present when individuals with disabilities and families share personal stories about the struggles they face.  These stories lend urgency to my work [...]

February 13th, 2017|