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Homecare Advocates Urge the California Legislature: Stand up to Governor
Date:1/8/2010

slature, as well as key stakeholders and policy experts, to observe and participate," said John Wilkins, an IHSS consumer in Fresno County.

"This lame-duck Governor complains that we have no choice but to cut programs like IHSS. Yet he refuses to even consider ending tax breaks for wealthy corporations or finding other ways to help raise revenues to solve the current budget crisis," said Doug Moore, Executive Director of UDW, the homecare providers union.

"Previous cuts in IHSS have been stopped by courts because they violate provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws. Yet Schwarzenegger wants to ignore the law and push ahead with even more cuts," said Laura Williams, President of Californians for Disability Rights, Inc., a statewide membership advocacy organization.

"The Governor says he wants to create jobs, but devastating cuts to the social safety net will kill jobs and dim recovery prospects for tens of thousands of California families," said Hugh Hallenberg, from Los Angeles County, an advocate for seniors and people with disabilities. "The Governor's threatened elimination of the In-Home Supportive Services program will put 375,000 people out of work instantly and increase California's unemployment rate."

"The Governor gives lip-service to policies like health care for the uninsured, but then turns around and strips funding for home care programs, forcing the elderly and people with disabilities into institutional care," said Deborah Doctor of Disability Rights California.

"IHSS is my independence," said Lauren Steinberg, an IHSS consumer in Berkeley. "My IHSS provider helps me with daily tasks that most people take for granted. It enables me to go to work every day and pay taxes. This Governor's proposal takes away two jobs: my home care worker's and my own. I'll have to go back on benefits; everybody loses."

"It seems that the Governor doesn't realize that if you cut
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