Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Hello Senator's!

Senator Bradley M. Daw and I

Last week I had a chance to go to a "Disability coalition reception" at the capital in Salt Lake to talk to the senator's about disability issues.

While I was there i went on a tour of the capital and the lady that was giving me a tour told me that the capital building is worth billions of dollars... it has ceilings made out of real gold. are you kidding me? They spent that much on a building when people in their state are homeless? how often do they look up to admire their gold ceilings anyway?

I went to advocate for people with disabilities who couldn't be there themselves - maybe because they have no help and can't even stratch their own nose!

I went there to be a voice, and I gave them a mouthful.

Check out this article from the Deseret News:

Critical Utah health services on the chopping block

SALT LAKE CITY — If lawmakers think it's tough balancing the state's budget this year, they should try being disabled, a foster child or a se…
Full Story: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006925/Critical-Utah-health-services-on-the-chopping-block.html

1 comment:

  1. you GO gurl! Very proud of you. I can't believe they're cutting aid to the disabled and foster kids! many of these people have no other income.