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budget cuts

Video Illustrates Impact of State and Local Budget Cuts on People with Disabilities

As states continue to grapple with the effects of the recession, many have been forced to cut services. This documentary from Milestone in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, [...]

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Supercommittee Fails to Reach Deal by Nov. 23 Deadline

What are the Implications for Behavioral Health? As you have no doubt heard, the co-chairs of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction have announced [...]

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The Opening Salvo: Democrats, Republicans Issue Competing Supercommittee Plans

The federal government would achieve $3 trillion in savings, half of it from spending cuts, under a plan proposed this week by Democrats on the [...]

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Protect Medicaid from Supercommittee Cuts: Sign on Today, Then Write a Letter to Your Local Editor

Over the last several weeks, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (also known as the “Supercommittee”) has continued to hold its negotiations behind closed [...]

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Deficit Committee Silent on Details of Talks; New Resources Available for Advocates

The Joint Select Committee holds its first meeting on Sept. 8, 2011 Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction this week refused to [...]

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Deficit Reduction and Behavioral Health: What You Need to Know Now

As many of you know, a select group of legislators is currently debating a plan to make massive cuts to federal spending over the next [...]

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Deficit Committee Begins Meetings Today

The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction today began its work of identifying at least $1.2 trillion in federal spending reductions. The committee is working [...]

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Democrats, Republicans Begin Talks on Deficit Committee; National Council Signs on to Letter to Protect Medicaid

Democrats and Republicans have begun separate talks to review the issues around federal debt reduction and the upcoming negotiations of the Joint Select Committee on [...]

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Debt “Supercommittee” Begins Formalizing Structure; Few Clues as to Where Members Will Look for Cuts

The twelve members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction – also known as the “supercommittee” – have begun the work of establishing the [...]

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