“Cash aid for disabled adults on Pa. chopping block”

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This article dated May 15, 2012 on CBSnews.com talks about General Assistance being cut and the legislative battles over it and other similar cuts to the PA state budget, which includes a second proposed budget coming out of the State Senate in response to Gov. Corbett’s budget proposal.

“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,

“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.