THE ARC OF NORTH CAROLINA 2016 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

The Arc of North Carolina has created the following document as an outline for our 2016 legislative agenda. We want you to be aware of the advocacy work we are doing on behalf of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.

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HB2 (S.L. 2016-3): Public Facilities Privacy and Securities Act FAQ

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

On March 23, 2016 the North Carolina General Assembly came back to Raleigh for a Special Session to overturn a Charlotte ordinance that expanded nondiscrimination protections and also permitted the use of public restrooms based on gender identity. In response to this ordinance the House Republican leadership filed HB2: Public Facilities Privacy and Securities Act. It is very important for our community to understand that HB2 is not just about restrooms.

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PRESS RELEASE: State Announces New LME/MCO Service Regions

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

Breaking News

On March 17, 2016, State health officials announced that the state- and Medicaid-funded LME/MCO providing MH, IDD and substance use services to North Carolina citizens will be consolidating into four service regions across the state. Here is the press release:

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The Arc of North Carolina Celebrates Legislative Budget Victories!

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

2015 Legislative Session has Concluded

The North Carolina General Assembly has rolled out the biennial budget totaling $21.7 billion. Included in this budget are many key issues from The Arc of North Carolina’s legislative agenda. It is because each of you took an active role in advocating for these legislative agenda items that today we celebrate these major milestones!

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