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Legislative
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Evers Signs Budget Provision »
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) Commends Wisconsin Governor Evers  Governor & Legislature See...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Further Call to Action »
Background WALA continues to advocate on your behalf to help address the caregiver workforce crisis .  ...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Committee on Finance Prioritizes Caregivers »
  Joint Committee on Finance Prioritizes Caregivers   Doubles Wage Benefit Initiative for D...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revised Call to Action »
Background WALA continues to advocate on your behalf to help address the caregiver workforce crisis .  We have...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call to Action! »
Requesting Call to Action   Background WALA continues to advocate on your behalf to help addre...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday, April 22, 2019
Announcement: DHS CNA Update »
WALA Advocates on your Behalf:    DHS CNA in assisted living eligibili...
Friday, April 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Day Update! »
Friday, April 12th 2019...
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) Statement on Caregiver Funding in 2019-21 State Budget »
   Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) Statement on Caregiver Funding in 2019-21 State Budget...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Commends Gov. Evers on Creation of Caregiving Task Force »
For further information, contact Michael Pochowski: 608-288-0377   MADISON - The Wisconsin Assisted Living...
Thursday, October 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Supports Attorney General Brad Schimel and the Task Force on Elder Abuse Recommendations »
The Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) is a member of Attorney General Brad Schimel’s Task Force on Elder Abuse...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Walker Administration Prioritizes Direct Caregivers in Agency Budget Request »
Governor Walker Administration Prioritizes Direct Caregivers in Agency Budget Request - Assisted Living Profession...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New 'Commute to Careers' Initiative to Address Workforce Transportation »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Governor Scott Walker announced on July 16 t...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Bill on Coaching Program for Hiring People with Disabilities »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Gov. Scott Walker signed more than 90 bills...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker Signs Welfare, Opioid Bills »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Gov. Scott Walker last week signed into...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Two LTC Bills »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Gov. Scott Walker last week signed more t...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate OK's Numerous LTC Bills »
The state Senate met March 20 in its last general-business floor period of 2017-18 and signed off on numerous bills,...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Healthcare Stability Plan Bill Into Law »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The governor signed his Healthcare Stabilit...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assembly Concludes for the Year »
The state Assembly met three times this week -  Tuesday ,  Wednesday  and  Thursday  - befo...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assembly Passes 4 Alzheimer/Dementia Bills »
The state Assembly voted this week for passage of four bills relating to Alzheimer's and dementia. The bills are:...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assembly OKs Dementia Care Specialist Bill »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Clarity Provided on Grandfathering &...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Labor Walker Calls For Special Legislative Session on Welfare Reform »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Gov. Scott Walker calle...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community EMS, Nurse Compact Bills Get Final Approval in Legislature »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The state Senate and Assembly both met t...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dems Propose CNA Pay Act »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist    Democratic lawmakers State Rep. Lisa S...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bills Target Alzheimer's, Dementia »
By Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Several proposals targeting Alzheimer's Disea...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committee Passes Bill Allowing MA Coverage For Orders Not Signed By Physician »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   A bill that would ensure that Medicaid w...
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  ...
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...
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...

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