Editorial: ‘Whatsoever we do, to the least of our people …’

28, May 2015

Peoria Journal Star May 27, 2015

“Evidently it’s easy to dump on human service providers, as this time of year the Legislature often can be counted upon to do exactly that in targeting a constituency often unseen and unfelt by its members — the state’s most vulnerable — for its cuts of first resort.

It’s why members of the Human Services Collaborative stopped by for a visit — with representatives from the Center for Prevention of Abuse, Human Service Center, Easter Seals, Center for Youth and Family Solutions, Community Workshop & Training Center — just days before the scheduled end of this legislative session, which as in past years has them feeling the squeeze between the worst-case budget scenario and the not-much-better best case (read more).”

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