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Keep up the Pressure on the U.S. Senate

A vote has been delayed on the “Better Care Reconciliation Act,” which would make drastic cuts to Medicaid and take away health insurance from an estimated 22 million Americans.  A decision to delay was made [...]

July 17th, 2017|

How You Can Help Protect Medicaid This Week

Greetings, public policy advocates!   I’ve been on the job for two weeks now, getting up to speed on the issues in which The Arc Minnesota has been involved.   I’m grateful for the support that Steve [...]

July 10th, 2017|

Steve Larson Says Thanks For These 15 Years

It is unbelievable how fast 15 years can go.  After 15 years as the Senior Policy Director with The Arc Minnesota, my last day is July 6th.  It has been my privilege to serve in [...]

July 6th, 2017|

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|