Strategic Additions Made to DHS Budget; Service Cuts Since Recession Retained

The governor’s $516.1 million budget proposal for the 2015 fiscal year makes strategic additions to help protect Georgia’s children and adults, but falls far short of restoring funds to pre-recession levels. The state’s spending plan makes it somewhat easier for the Department of Human Services (DHS) to fulfill its mission to protect and support children and older Georgians, but the proposal does not represent a full commitment to meet the growing needs of the state’s most vulnerable people.  Download the full report.
 

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