Disability Rights Advocates: Staffing Crisis Will Worsen Despite Rate Increase In State Budget via Illinois Public Media (06/17/19)

Higher minimum wage prompts demand from social service providers via Capitol Fax (06/06/19)

Future housing for people with autism discussed by McLean County group via The Pantagraph (05/22/19)

‘I can’t live forever,’ 74-year-old mom of disabled daughter worries via The Chicago Sun-Times (05/10/19)

Joliet disability service workers say they need more funding via The Joliet Herald-News (05/10/19)

Group pushes for bill to pay caretakers $20 an hour via Illinois News Network (02/21/19)

Minimum wage hike could hurt workers with disabilities, says president of Ray Graham Association via DuPage Policy Journal (02/18/19)

Minimum wage hike necessitates higher wages for skilled workers, groups say via WQAD (02/08/19)

Disability services lag in Illinois via Crain's Chicago Business (01/21/19)

Steans seeks to remedy shortage of direct support workers via Senator Steans News Release (04/27/18)

Reforms promised but group homes still suffering from problems via Chicago Tribune (02/23/18)

Another door closing for disabled adults in Illinois via Chicago Sun-Times (02/09/18)

Pols in Springfield keep letting down disabled people and their families via Chicago Sun-Times (02/01/18)

Easterseals’ adult programs ending in Chicago, Tinley Park via ABC 7 (01/31/18)

Easterseals Closing Down via WGN Morning News (01/31/18)

Day program's closing like a gut punch to family of autistic man via Chicago Sun-Times (01/29/18)

Disabilities need not limit dreams via Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (01/02/18)

Put money into staff who enrich the lives of New York’s most susceptible: Editorial via Kaplan Herald (01/02/18)

2018: New Year, New Laws in New York State via WWNY TV 7 (12/31/17)

What State Budget Cuts Mean For Montana’s Developmentally Disabled via Montana Public Radio (12/29/17)

Retiring Trinity CEO: ‘I have a heart for people with disabilities’ via Daily Southtown (12/28/17)

Good Deed: Coalition thanks Jimenez, Manar for supporting those with disabilities via The State Journal-Register (11/10/17)

Coalition praises Burke for support of wage increase via The Beverly Review (10/31/17)

1 Raise for Illinois Caregivers Approved, Another on Hold via AP (9/11/17)

Raises coming for some state-funded caregivers via The State Journal-Register (9/9/17)

Illinois neglects promised pay increase to caregivers via WAND (9/5/17)

RELEASE: Caregivers for people with disabilities still empty-handed (9/5/17)

Thank you for the state budget via Belleville News-Democrat (7/22/17)

Measure called a must for continuing help to disabled in Illinois via Sangamon Sun (7/21/17)

Voice of the Reader: Continue to make good via The Southern Illinoisan (7/19/17)

Lester: Suburban caregivers get small boost in pay, but fight wages on via Chicago Daily Herald (7/17/17)

Letter: Budget provides much-needed caregiver wage increase via The State Journal-Register (7/15/17)

State budget provides funding for Joliet social service agencies via The Herald-News (7/14/17)

Illinois passes first budget in years, elicits reactions from around the state via WQAD (7/6/17)

Staffing shortages shrink already low supply of housing for disabled via Chicago Sun-Times (6/26/17)

Families Send Distress Call Over State Budget via NPR Illinois (6/8/17)

State budget impasse victims rip Rauner, who says Democrats using them as ‘props’ via Chicago Tribune (6/8/17)

Impact of the State Budget Situation on Well-being via WTTW-TV (6/8/17)

Illinois Hearing on Citizens in Need via WGN-TV (6/8/17)

The human cost of no Illinois budget (6/6/17)

List: Costs and consequences of Illinois’ budget crisis via Reboot Illinois (6/5/17)

6 examples of how the state budget mess hurts in suburbs via Chicago Daily Herald (6/2/17)

Illinois must address urgent need to support those with disabilities in extended session; House takes no action on SB955 (Press Release) (5/31/17)

Illinois Caregiver System Hangs By Thread, Provider Warns via CBS Chicago (5/30/17)

Mark McHugh of Envision Unlimited on Chicago’s Morning Answer with Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson via AM 560 (5/26/17)

Budget Crisis Impacting Disability Services in the Area via 1340 WJOL (5/24/17)

Give them a raise! Shoddy pay for caregivers shows state’s neglect of people with disabilities via The Chicago Tribune (5/24/17)

Low wages to blame for shortage of caregivers for people with disabilities via KWQC (5/19/17)

Mahomet house looking for staff via The Mahomet Citizen (5/18/17)

Caregivers to earn higher wage after bill passes state senate via The Chicago Crusader (5/15/17)

Illinois Senate $15 Hourly Wage For Developmental Disability Health Care Workers via Northern Public Radio (5/15/17)

The Space Between Us: Service-givers for people with disabilities deserve more via Rochester Post-Bulletin (5/15/17)

Social services declining; Joliet mayor notices via the Herald-News (5/14/17)

Shortage of caregivers for people with disabilities intensifies statewide via The Chicago Tribune (5/12/17)

It’s Just a Bill via CapitolFax (5/11/17)

Illinois Senate passes bill to give caregivers a living wage (Press Release) (5/10/17)

Senate Bill to Raise Minimum Wage  for DSPs Advances via Fox 55 Illinois (5/10/17)

Disability Support Professionals Demand Better Pay via WTVO ABC 17 Rockford (5/8/17)