• Restore benefits to help disabled
    Gov. Scott has cut assistance to those least able to care for themselves. Budgets to Associations for Retarded Citizens (ex. Pinellas Association for Retarded Citizens (PARC); had their budgets frozen and cut so that families struggling to continue caring for their disabled children and adults may have to allow them to become full time wards of the state, a much greater expense to the taxpayer.
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    Created by Brenda Buckley
  • Extend Louisiana Child Support Laws for Children with Severe and Profound Disabilities Past the A...
    Current Louisiana child support law terminates at age 22 for children with disabilities. As a result too many custodial parents of adult children with severe and profound disabilities are faced with the daily challenges of raising their child on their own, i.e., 100% of their financial, physical, and emotional care frequently becomes the sole responsibility of the custodial parents for the rest of their lives, while the noncustodial parent refuses to provide support even though they are very capable of doing so. This is not fair to either the adult child with severe and profound disabilities or their custodial parent! Governor Jindal and the Louisiana legislature has the chance to change this. We're calling on them to standup for and protect the well-being of adult children with severe and profound disabilities and stop the unfair responsibility put on their custodial parents.
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    Created by Kathy Dwyer
  • Downtown Batavia Illinois 2012
    Help ensure that the City of Batavia works to improve the downtown area as set forth in the Batavia Comprensive Plan.
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    Created by Batavians for Progress
  • Telluride needs an affordable fitness center
    There is no fitness center in Telluride that is affordable or comprehensive. If communities like Ouray, Delta and Silverton can provide their citizens with a gym, Telluride should also. We are asking Parks and Recreation to provide a fitness center for everyone to enjoy.
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    Created by Mark Izard
  • Save DCS Training Consortium
    The new Commissioner of the Department of Children's Services has proposed to cut training costs for her staff and foster parents. This means the end of a contract with state universities that has resulted in improved training, reduces access to federal funds, and creates the probability that the state will be found in contempt of the Brian A. lawsuit settlement agreement.
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    Created by John Sanborn
    Many Seniors want to live in community housing that have income over $35K a year. If you make less than $35K a yr you still have to wait years to get a place. There is no Senior housing for middle class income. In Maui we have tried to get the city council to pass 2 such projects. They refuse and pass on huge developer projects.There are hundreds of middle class seniors coming to live in the islands. Some who live here are having to move to other states that have Senior Community Housing that serve and honor there elders. Even if I had millions I would want to live in community and have support and companionship. As an aging person I will need on support on the premises and nurse on call. CommunityHousing is best because the seniors help and support each other both physically and socially.
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    Created by Darrienne Heller
    For 10 years National CASA received $12 million in funding for the CASA program through the Victims of Child Abuse Act. Last year Congress reduced the funding for CASA programs to $4.5 million. And now, the administration has proposed eliminating all funding for this vital program in FY 2013.
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    Created by Ginny McQueen
  • Fight against social service cuts to state funding.
    My petition concerns the cuts Pat Quinn is making to the populace who have no voice. It is a coward's way of bullying the helpless and indigent. Cutting mental health facilities and prisons must be his way of attempting to hang on to his wealthier constituents. However, all people in the helping professions protest this move and will never vote for him again.
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    Created by Sally Martell
  • Road Construction
    We see it every summer. Gentleman from the road construction companies just standing around doing nothing. Lanes are closed for three months with no one working on the area. I am unsure why we as taxpayers pay them to stand around.
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    Created by Jamie Vesperman
  • End Homelessness in America
    Every night there are around 650,000 people, some 75 percent are families with children, without a roof over their heads. But for 80 percent, these crushing weeks will be the only stint of homelessness in their lives. Most have some money a strong work ethic, but are just unable to find work and secure low-cost housing. Providing short-term housing and support services to help the homeless back on their feet is not only the right thing to do morally, it also saves money in the long run by cutting down on other costs to the community.
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    Created by Kellie Lloyd
  • Passenger Rail Service - OKC to Tulsa
    The State of Olahoma has an opportunity to provide passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and Tulsa, but no sucessful or sustainable proposal has been put forward in over ten years. The Oklahoma Eastern Flyer Passenger Service Development Task Force can make meaningful recommendations to the Governor this year and cost-responsible alternatives are available. Please support the Eastern Flyer Passenger Rail Service.Development Task Force (HB 1696).
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    Created by Tom Verdel
  • Molly's Law
    The City of Elk Point currently has no law that requires an in- home day care provider to be registered. Registration or licensing would give Child Protective Services the authority to take action should a care provider be criminally charged. Currently, there is no agency that has that authority unless the day care is registered.
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    Created by Cheryl Campbell