Texas’ 85th legislative session will not make cuts to mental health care funding—despite having to make cuts in other areas.
Gov. Greg Abbott and state leadership have asked state agencies to scale back funding requests by 4 percent in the 85th legislative session because of anticipated budget deficits related to the drop in the price of oil, said Annalee Gulley, director of public policy and government affairs for Mental Health America of Greater Houston.
“Exemptions to this cut have been granted for Read More
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