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No Early Out for Session
04.18.14
The Iowa Legislature didn't make its pre-Easter goal to end the legislative session.  With all but two budgets still up in the air, and signficant... Read More...
Senate Committee Passes HHS Budget
04.17.14
The Senate Appropriations Committee passed the Health and Human Services Budget (House File 2463), but it recommended a 46 page amendment that makes... Read More...
Attend A Legislative Forum Near You This Weekend!
04.03.14
Legislators like to keep in contact with their constituents during the session, but it can be tough to do while they are in Des Moines most of the... Read More...


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Your elected officials face very difficult choices everyday, and the decisions they make affect your life.  On the issues that matter most to you, are you okay if those decisions are made without your input?

Now more than ever, it is important for people affected by disability to speak up.  The US Congress must cut billions in spending. The Iowa Legislature is in the middle of a major redesign of the state's mental health and disability services system, and funding for it is still up in the air. The people representing you in the US Congress and at the State Capitol need to know your story, so they can make informed decisions.

Iowans with Disabilities in Action (ID Action) and the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council created this Information Network (infoNET) to give you the information, tools, resources and opportunities you need to take action on the issues important to you.