Wednesday, October 14, 2009

How cuts to general assiatance medical care affect the whole population

Learn how General Assistance Medical Care (GMAC) un-allotments, which go into effect on March 1, 2010, will affect Duluthians, many of whom are homeless. A listening session will be held at the CHUM Center (125 N. 1st Ave W.) at 1 PM on Thursday, October 15th.

Representative's Tom Huntley and Roger Reinhart along with area Health Care providers, legal aide experts and advocates will be available to answer questions and hear feedback. Anyone who is being affected by these cuts is encouraged to use this session as their opportunity to Speak Out! Representatives from St. Stephen's, a homeless human service agency in Minneapolis, will discuss state wide efforts to reinstate the program.

WCCO article on this issue can be found at

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