Summary of Impact of Final State Budget on People with Disabilities

Survival Coalition summarizes Governor’s budget and charts more detailed information outlining the Governor’s original request, what the Legislature passed and then what adjustments were made through the Governor’s partial veto authority. Read the full document here.

Survival Coalition 2019-21 Budget Reaction

Celebrating what was done, while recognizing there is more to do People with disabilities, families and advocates for people with disabilities express thanks for key priorities included in the budget while also noting extreme disappointment for inadequate investment in other critical areas. See full details here.

Survival Coalition’s comments on the DHS Family Care waiver

Survival Coalition provides public comments on the proposed Family Care waiver. Read letter with full recommendations.

Submit your comments on 14(c) sub-minimum wage to Dept of Labor by Friday!

The U.S. Department of Labor is collecting input on Section 14© of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which allows people with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage. Currently, we are seeing that the comments are weighted heavily toward keeping sub-minimum wage facilities in place. This is an important time to highlight the significant […]

Action Alert: Call-in Days on State Budget this Tuesday-Thursday!

Survival Coalition is hosting call-in days this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for people with disabilities, family members and disability allies to call their state Senator and State Representative. The Joint Finance Committee has finished its work; the state budget must now be approved or amended further by the full State Senate and State Assembly, with […]

Survival Coalition Develops 6 Information Sheets Comparing Gov Budget To Joint Finance Proposal

The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) finished making changes to the Governor’s proposed budget this week. The state budget must now be approved or amended further by the full State Senate and State Assembly. Survival Coalition has developed a summary of disability issues as proposed in the Governor’s budget compared with the Joint Finance Committee proposal. […]