Funding at risk – Raleigh News and Observer Letters –

Our state legislators will convene soon to begin sorting out North Carolina’s budget woes. They will have a difficult task deciding who gets funding and who does not. Yes, times are tight, but no one feels the angst like those fighting mental illnesses.

Some lawmakers feel that last year’s budget cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services were too severe and that these figures should be re-evaluated. However, there are many in office who seek this opportunity to transfer more of these funds for their own personal political gai

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