Category: Legislative Update

Employment Initiatives: 2017-18 Legislative Session

Three laws passed in the 2017-2018 legislative session that could positively impact people with disabilities and veterans in Wisconsin. While these new laws might not directly impact people who are blind and visually impaired, their enactment signals the legislature’s and governor’s continued interest in employment initiatives for people with disabilities. Read on to learn more about these laws, as well as suggestions for continued advocacy. Continue Reading Employment Initiatives: 2017-18 Legislative Session

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Legislative Day Talking Points and Tips

Cultivating relationships with legislators and advocating for issues important to you is a great way to stay involved in legislation and enact your rights as a citizen. The Council’s annual Legislative Day is an excellent way to start. It takes place tomorrow. If you plan to attend, prepare by reading through our Legislative Priorities and find concrete, specific examples connecting them to your personal experience. If you do not plan to attend, feel empowered to reach out to your legislator via phone or letter. Continue Reading Legislative Day Talking Points and Tips

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