|Posted:||July 29, 2020 11:24 AM|
|From:||Representative Thomas P. Murt|
|To:||All House members|
|Please join me in support of legislation that would provide a fair and equitable process for those who provide services to our constituents during times when the Commonwealth does not have an enacted budget.
In the past, the budget impasse left many of our providers on the verge of bankruptcy while some selected ones were maintained with funding by the Commonwealth. These decisions were not based on any determination of need or justification of services. There is no reason why some service providers receive continuation of funding while others do not. I believe in the importance of fair and equal access of all the Commonwealth’s partners to funding for these important services and resources.
This bill clearly establishes policies and procedures to ensure equal accessibility. The legislation would:
Introduced as HB2829