home health care workers

More Than 1,000 People Show Up
6:03 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Protesters Rally Against Illinois Human Service Cuts

Protesters Swarmed the Illinois Capitol

More than 1,000 child care providers, home health care workers and others opposed to human service funding cuts rallied in Springfield on May 15.

 One of the protesters is Faith Arnold, who is a childcare provider. She said 95% of the families she serves rely on state subsidies. She said uncertainty over state money is having an impact on those who run child care operations.

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