“Lawmakers to battle Gov. Corbett on cuts to schools, human services”

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This June 3, 2012 article on PennLive.com talks about the political battle being waged in Pennsylvania over the Governor’s budget.

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“What are we supposed to do with poor people?”

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This article dated May 1, 2012 on the Philly.com website continues the debate over Corbett’s proposed budget,

“Cuts to mental health care are mentally disturbing”

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This article found on TheDailyReview.com dated April 29, 2012 explains some of the history behind the statements about promises being broken by the Corbett administration.

“Mental-health Budget Cuts Loom in York and Adams Counties”

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This article found on PennLive.com dated April 28, 2012 talks about how the proposed budget cuts won’t just mean that services will need to be cut, but also points out that jobs would be cut as well, unfortunately one of the areas that York and Adams counties are indicating could be cut would be their Peer specialists.

“Budget ax hits home”

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This article found on LancasterOnline.com dated April 9, 2012 talks about concerns raised on the potential risk for folks with mental illnesses to end up either on the streets or re-institutionalized as a result of Corbett’s proposed budget cuts to mental health services.

“Restore funding for mental health programs”

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Montgomery County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Montgomery County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This letter to the editor dated 3/28/2012, and found on The Pottstown Mercury website discusses the views of one person that have been echoed many times over as responses to Corbett’s proposed budget  flood the internet.

“People prepared to fight to preserve their assistance, benefits”

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This article dated March 26, 2012 gives some insight into the very real potential impact on specific services in Franklin County while indicating there are people ready to take a stand to fight for their right to mental health services.

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