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Archive for Thursday, October 11, 2001

MUST-Meeting today on proposed social service cuts

October 11, 2001

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Topeka -- Kansas' chief of social services will have a public meeting today to discuss proposed cuts to services for the poor, sick and disabled.

Janet Schalansky, secretary of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, announced last week a proposed reduction in services to bridge a projected $123 million budget gap.

Schalansky plans to provide more details about the proposed cuts at the meeting, which will be from 9:30 a.m to 10:30 a.m. at the SRS Topeka area office, 500 SW Van Buren St.

The meeting is open to the public. Schalansky also has invited any lawmaker or social service provider to attend.

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