2021 Legislative Notebook


Advocate Notebook:

Developmental Disabilities

Policy and Budget





Each year, The Arc of Washington State compiles a comprehensive notebook with information to support the budget and policy asks for services provided by the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA). You will find sections of the notebook below in PDF file format. The information can be downloaded from each highlighted category. You will need to have a PDF reader on your computer in order to view the notebook pages. (Click her for Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is free to download.)

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NOTE: Additional pages will be added prior to the 2021 legislative session, so check back regularly.



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2021 Legislative Notebook Cover and Introduction


Issues for 2021:


Charts and Data:

DDA Budget Requests

Operating Budget Final 

Capital Budget Final 


Fact Sheets for DDA Programs & Services


Reports to the Legislature:

* Refers to budget proviso


2021 Virtual Advocacy Days   UPDATED 1/5/2021


DD 101 – Educate your legislators!    UPDATED 12/15/2020


2021 Legislators & State Officials


Legislative Priorities of Community Organizations:



Resources (Spanish available for some documents):



Legislator Resources: