Archives by date
You are browsing the site archives by date.
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist At its meeting Tuesday in Madison, the Wisconsin Long-Term Care Advisory Council looked at ways the state can better support family caregivers in Wisconsin, and council members identified some preliminary suggestions for making systemic changes: Educating health care providers and physicians about local caregiver resources to make […]
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist Rep. John Macco (R-Ledgeview), testifying before the Speaker’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Tuesday in Neenah, said that he plans to introduce new legislation aimed at curbing elder abuse in Wisconsin. “I am proposing a bill I am calling Doris’s Law,” Rep. Macco said. “This law […]
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist The Joint Finance Committee voted 16-0 Wednesday afternoon to expand Family Care to Rock County. Rock County Administrator Josh Smith and Rep. Amy Loudenbeck were among those who testified in support of the bill, Assembly Bill 453, at the public hearing prior to the vote. Smith said […]
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist Legislation was introduced in the state Assembly last Friday that would require the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to expand the existing Family Care and IRIS [1.0] program to Rock County by July 1, 2016. Important to note is 2015 Act 55 (state budget) directs DHS […]