Legislature: Budget funding elderly, disabled heads to governor
ST. PAUL — Nursing homes and other care facilities will get more state money than they have seen in years.
Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, said the budget plan lawmakers approved last week includes "the largest state investment in the nursing home industry in well over a decade."
But others say it is not enough for the organizations.
"This is going to let them limp along for a while, but this is not what we should be doing," Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, argued.
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