Mon, Nov 16, 2009 -- 9:00 AM
Cuts to In-Home CareDownload audio (MP3)
How are state budget cuts and a recent federal lawsuit affecting California's In-Home Supportive Services Program? The program assists thousands of low-income seniors and disabled people. We examine the details.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Deborah Doctor, legislative advocate for Disability Rights California
- Eva Lopez, deputy director of the Adult Program Division within the California Department of Social Services
- Frank Mecca, executive director of the County Welfare Directors Association of California, a non-profit association representing the human service directors from each of the state's 58 counties
- Noreen Evans, California State assemblywoman (D) representing District 7 and chair of the California State Assembly Committee on Budget