Wednesday, June 27, 2012

House Appropriations to Meet About Budget Today

The House Appropriations Committee will meet this afternoon and vote on June 28 on a budget that fully eliminates MA/cash benefits for 70,000 Pennsylvanians and decreases human services funding by 10%.  The Governor was not able to gain support for the block grant, but the block grant may reappear in a piloted format. We are happy that Rep. DiGirolamo championed our cause in opposition to the block grant.

What can you do? 

- Contact Rep. DiGirolamo’s office and thank him for opposing the block grant.

- Contact your legislator and the House AppropriationsCommittee today and urge them to express their support for funding at the current year’s level for mental health and substance abuse funding.

-Share with them how this would affect you and/or the individuals that matter to you.  

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