Advocates for disabled vow to sue over budget cuts – WRAL-TV

Disability Rights NC gears up for legal fight.

RALEIGH, N.C. — An advocacy group for disabled North Carolina residents on Tuesday threatened to sue the state if lawmakers incorporate proposed cuts to human services programs into the state budget.

The Department of Health and Human Services could lose about $1 billion as lawmakers struggle to erase a projected $4.6 billion budget deficit. The cuts include home health workers and support for organizations that provide community-based care for people with mental and physical disabilities and the elderly
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