Though Louisiana Medicaid had planned to end the La HIPP program effective July 1, 2015, it decided on Monday, June 29th to rescind the action and continue the program until further notice.
Click to read about the Louisiana House and Senate Bills we have prioritized for support, concerning such issues as protection of home and community-based supports and services, protection of people with disabilities and seniors from discrimination, and funding/protections for children in special education.
Meet AC Volunteer Susan Gibbens!
On May 3, 2015, John and Pam Darby attended the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival through AC's Community Outreach Program. Click to read about their day.
Advocacy Center welcomes three new staff members! Pictured, from left: Yvonne Bell, Community Living Ombudsman; Ashley Volion, Policy Assistant; and Jonathan Trunnell, Attorney.
This week, House appropriators consider the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. Some of the many issues the bill would negatively affect are availability of affordable housing; efforts to end homelessness; critical transportation programs; and education for children with disabilities. Click to read more.