Medicaid a Casualty of Budget Cuts

March 9, 2010

The state is mired in the midst of an unprecedented budget crisis, and legislators are scrambling to find ways to balance the budget.  Medicaid is facing a 10% cut, and other programs that serve the most vulnerable are at risk.  Members of the Legislature have few easy choices before them, but they should do everything in their power to avoid balancing the budget on the backs of the poor.