The MO Senate has passed a 2016 Missouri Budget with across-the-board cuts to services. These cuts will impact programs such as mental health services, child welfare programs, home & community based care services, Medicaid, services & care for abused & neglected children, child care subsidy, youth in the juvenile justice system, and support staff. These cuts impact seniors, persons with disabilities, infants & children, at-risk youth, persons with communicable diseases, etc. You can acquire contact information to demonstrate your support or your opposition for these cuts. Contacts for your state senator are here: http://www.senate.mo.gov/, your state representative here: http://www.house.mo.gov/, or get legislative updates here: http://disability.mo.gov/gcd/legupdates.htm. For guidance on self-advocacy or registering to vote, contact ILRC at 573-556-0400 or 877-627-0400.