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The HW&M budget has great news for sheltered workshops, not so good news for state care in general

Originally posted on COFAR blog:
The great news is the House Ways and Means Committee re-inserted protective language last week in the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 state budget that would protect vital sheltered workshops from closure. Representative Brian Dempsey, chair of the committee, who was instrumental last year in keeping the workshops open, has renewed his commitment to…