SQ_signsEven if Gov. Brown prevails in his bid to extend the state's current sales tax rate as a way to close the remaining budget deficit, cuts already adopted will fall heavily on California's thousands of people with disabilities.

biDisabled Californians are also confronted with reductions in their health coverage through Medi-Cal, a further diminution of the already tattered safety net upon which they rely.

Developmentally disabled adults, including clients from Becoming Independent, protested service reductions and other threateded budget cuts outside the gates of San Quentin, to call attention to the disparity in state spending for their needs and for convicted criminals.


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