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“Impact of Proposed Cuts to County Human Services Programs – Rep. Gene DiGirolamo”

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This video uploaded on May 22, 2012 is of  Rep. DiGirolamo of Bucks County, PA, discussing his concerns about Gov. Corbett’s Proposed 20% human services budget cut.

“Intellectual disability advocates hold huge rally at Capitol”

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This article found on abc27.com dated May 2, 2012, discusses a rally held by members of the Intellectual Disability Community at the rotunda of the Pennsylvania state capital building.  Hats off to those Senators and Representatives who were encouraging the folks participating in the rally to make themselves heard by Governor Corbett.

To those who are organizing and participating in the rallies against Gov. Corbett’s proposed 20% cut to mental health and intellectual disability services I tip my hat to all of you, you’re doing what I can only dream of doing.

MHA PA speaks out about Gov. Corbett’s proposed budget cuts

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Just because the dust has started to settle in the media with regards to Governor Corbett’s proposed 20% cut to MH/ID funding, doesn’t mean that there isn’t still reason for concern.  MHA-PA is encouraging folks to keep making themselves heard and keep raising questions and concerns about the proposed cuts by letting the Governor, and your state representatives know how you feel about the proposed cuts.  Keep in mind that people’s lives are at stake and that it isn’t just numbers on paper.

 

“Pa. budget chief: Human services cuts negotiable”

Institute of Mental Health 8, Nov 06

Institute of Mental Health 8, Nov 06 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This article found on the StandardSpeaker.com website dated April 1, 2012, discusses the viewpoint of County commissioners surrounding the proposed mental health budget cut.

“PMHCA Joins Lawsuit to Stop Budget Cuts”

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This page found on the PMHCA website indicates they have joined in the lawsuit to try and stop Gov. Corbett’s proposed cuts to the mental health budget.  The information is dated March 28, 2012 and includes other resources pertaining to the cuts and the fight to oppose them.

 

“No funds for Tourette syndrome group in proposed Pennsylvania budget “

Tourettes pilgrimage

Tourettes pilgrimage (Photo credit: Anchorage)

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This article found on PublicOpinionOnline.com posted circa Feb 23, 2012 Talks about a program that supports folks with Tourette syndrome, that will most likely have to shut down if they get the $0  funding proposed in Governor Corbett’s budget.

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