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Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Commends Governor Walker Budget Support to Address Caregiver Shortage Crisis »
The Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) wishes to thank Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for maintaining and suppo...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AG Schimel Holds First Task Force on Elder Abuse Meeting; Announces "A Dose of Reality" for Seniors »
  From the Department of Justice - Communications Office   Attorney General Brad Schimel held the...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Walker Makes 99 Vetoes, Then Signs State Budget Into Law »
$61M Family Care Caregiver Funding Maintained,  But Governor Vetoes Legislative Oversight and Deadline  ...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Finance Wraps Up Budget Work »
Assembly, Senate to Vote on Budget Bill Next Week The state Senate and Assembly are poised to meet next week t...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vukmir Endorses Walker's Call for Health Care Block Grants to States »
Gov. Scott Walker last week issued a statement advocating giving states oversight of health care as the best way to repeal...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Addresses Nurse Aide Hours of Instruction Requirements »
More than 40 state legislators have co-sponsored a bill that seeks to conform state law with federal law regarding hours o...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up State Redistricting Case »
Could Have Broad Implications for Drawing of Legislative Maps Throughout Country and Whether GOP Holds Majority in WI...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Walker Signs Bills Modifying LTC Facility Definition, Allowing 7-Day Prescription Refills »
Gov. Scott Walker  last week Wednesday  also signed two other bills into law of note:   Sen...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Applauds Joint Finance Committee Motion to Address Caregiver Shortage Crisis »
The Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) applauds the Wisconsin Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance for votin...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker Signs Bill Into Law Expanding Access to Dental Care in LTC Settings »
Gov. Scott Walker last week signed a bill into law that will increase access to dental care for under served populati...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wide Support for Bill Expanding Dental Hygienist Access at Nursing Homes, CBRFs »
The Assembly Committee on Health  on Wednesday  held a public hearing on three bills that seek to expand acc...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
11 Special Session Opioid Bills Drafted »
By Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   State Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) has begu...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Walker Submits Proposed 2017-19 Biennial Budget Provisions Affecting Long-Term Care »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Governor Walker provided his biennial budget...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The AHA's Wish List to President-Elect Trump »
From Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.   As the country prepares for President-elect Donald Trump's swearing i...
Thursday, September 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LTC Advisory Council Meeting Summary »
From Ann Gryphan,  Government Policy Solutions   The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is continuin...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Long-Term Care Workforce Crisis: A 2016 Report »
Caregiver vacancy rate, long a concern for Wisconsin long-term and residential care providers, have reached crisis levels....

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