Action Alert: Please ask your state Senator to OPPOSE budget proposals that are potentially harmful to people with developmental disabilities and their families!

Action Needed TODAY:

Please email your state Senator TODAY with the following message about the Senate version of the state budget bill (SB900):

OPPOSE Item 306 #14s:  Plan to develop “cost sharing” requirements for families receiving Medicaid long-term care services (including Waivers)A Life Like Yours sticker

OPPOSE Item 284 #6s:  Plan to Keep Central Virginia Training Center Open

Why is it critically important that you act NOW?

Tomorrow afternoon,  February 9, 2017, members of the Senate of Virginia and the Virginia House of Delegates will debate and vote on their own proposed budget bills.  If you don’t want your Senator to support items that are potentially harmful to people with developmental disabilities and their families, he/she needs to hear from you right away!

What do you need to do?

Just click here to send an email to your legislator with The Arc’s message.  We have already prepared the letter for you – all you need to do is enter your name and address. We encourage you to personalize your message with a brief line or two about why these issues matter to you.  Once you participate in the alert, please forward to friends and family who share your concerns.  We need as many emails/phone calls as possible in the next 24 hours.


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