Russ Co-Authors Bill To Protect Seniors And Disabled

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State Representative Todd Russ co-authored legislation to protect senior citizens who receive assistance through the Department of Human Services (DHS).

House Bill 1073 would require DHS to fully fund the Advantage Home and Community- based Waiver Program that allows aging adults to be cared for in their homes.

It also would require full funding for senior nutrition programs and for Developmental Disability Service Programs.

Ensuring these programs are fully funded at the state level also ensures they receive federal matching funds.

 

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