Moving Forward: Vol. 16, Issue 5

Appropriations subcommittees continued their review of agencies' requests for the FY 2011 budget.  On Wednesday, Rep. Houston, Chair of House Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee heard testimony for over 20 advocates regarding the closure of state hospitals and the need for comprehensive planning for community services and supports for people with mental illness and developmental disabilities under the DOJ Settlement Agreement.  Many challenges need to be addressed, but all agree the work is necessary and right.  Click on the links below to read more. Moving Forward Volume 16, Issue 5 Moving Forward Volume 16, Issue 5 TEXT ONLY