Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Funds for Disabled Poorly Spent
Columnist Terry Bibo of the Peoria (Illinois) Journal Star blasts state officials for continuing to pump funding into a developmental center, whose future has been in limbo despite closing in August of 2002. Meanwhile, she writes, "30,000 people with may lose their services from the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities thanks to budget cuts. That doesn't count the thousands who are on waiting lists"