Minden Press-Herald

Sep 20th

Amend. 1 addresses care for elderly and disabled

(Editor's Note: Between now and the November 6 election, the Press-Herald will examine each of the nine proposed Constitutional Amendments that will appear on the ballot.)

Proposed Amendment 1 on the November 6 ballot aims to protect money meant to help offset increasing nursing home and home healthcare costs for elderly and disabled people.

"What this does is prevent the movement of the money," state representative Gene Reynolds said. "Moving of money from place to place is done a lot. That really emphasizes the point of the need for budget reform and how we put the budget together.

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