- veto the Minnesota Health and Human Service Conference Committee Report Bill (S.F. No. 760) -- it will mean tremendous hardship and loss of independence for many individuals and families experiencing chronic illness, disability, and aging;
- veto the Jobs bill that cuts funding to Self-Advocacy;
- join the disability community for a "disability roundtable" to discuss how cuts will impact us and build collaboration regarding our ideas for reform and redesign -- "nothing about us, without us".
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S.F. No. 760, Health and Human Services Budget Conference Committee Report - Posted 05/17/11
DESCRIPTION: most recent budget proposal with cuts to individuals and families experiencing poverty, chronic illness, disability, and aging
May 2011 Senate Health and Human Services Budget Discussion Videos
DESCRIPTION: Begins Wednesday, May 18th. Fast-forward to the mark 4 hours 20 minutes from the beginning (i.e. video for the day is 8 hours 39 minutes; discussion begins about 1/2 through to get to the beginning of the debate). Senator Berglin begins her passionate opposition at 04:45 and she speaks often on frequently, describing the significant cuts, and describing the devastating impacts. Discussion continues through beginning of Thursday, May 19 video.