Here's an Idea: Make Hazard Pay Permanent
Governor Wolf's recommendation to utilize CARES ACT funding to raise frontline worker pay is only a temporary fix.
Bill Including $260 Million in ID/A Funding Signed by Governor Wolf
HB 2510 was signed by Governor Tom Wolf and provides much needed funds to disability service providers affected by COVID-19 to help continue their programs.
Helping People with Disabilities for Poverty-level Wages
"The system’s flaws are more apparent now than ever, as we battle the pandemic."
If PA State Leaders Love Front Line Workers, Why Do They Pay Them Poverty Wages?
It's refreshing to hear our elected leaders bringing attention to frontline heroes like DSPs, but more still needs to be done.
The Other Front Line
DSPs are no strangers to challenging times. As they continue providing critical support services for the people who need them most, they rely on our voices to help bring attention to their vital work.
SB 906 Vetoed; Override Unlikely
As the Wolf Administration continues to recognize the benefits of community-based care, InVision responds to contradictions among their proposed budget and state center closure plan.
Updates from the Capitol
Recap of the FY 20/21 budget meeting with Governor Wolf’s office, Gov. Wolf’s new mental health initiative, new PA House Human Services Committee chair announcement, and ODP’s response to a federal report on critical incidents.
PA Senate Bill Aims to Block Polk, White Haven Closures
Gary Blumenthal, InVision's vice president for government relations and advocacy, addresses the bill's flaws in a Pennsylvania Capital-Star op-ed.