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Madigan and Cullerton Choking Illinois Social Service Providers

WTTW Chicago Tonight 27 January 2016 One Comment

As of this week, Illinois has fewer drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs, less home care for senior citizens and housing for youth in need, fewer re-entry programs for ex-prisoners, mental health counseling services and assistance for veterans.

Those are just some of cuts made by the state’s largest social service provider due to the state budget impasse.

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois announced it was slashing 750 jobs and suspending 30 programs because the state has not reimbursed the agency for $6 million in services already delivered.

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  • Carlie said:

    Keliata, do you also consider the whole kosher thing BSltaCho?ics don't eat meat on Fridays during Lent. Do you consider restraurants catering to that on Fridays during Lent also BS?

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