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DHS Highlights Proposed FY 2020 Initiatives

Governor Wolf’s proposed FY 2020 budget for the Department of Human Services includes a number of initiatives designed to improve existing programs, enhance health status, and improve access to health services.  As highlighted in a recent release from DHS, those initiatives include:

  • increasing Pennsylvania’s minimum wage
  • helping parents find lasting careers
  • evidence-based home visiting
  • high-quality child care
  • expanding access to affordable child care
  • personal care homes/day treatment programs
  • disability advocacy program
  • helping people access services

All of these proposals are subject to review and consideration by the state legislature as part of the process of developing and adopting a state spending plan for the 2020 fiscal year.  Learn more from the DHS release “DHS 2019-20 Budget Initiatives.”

Filed in Pennsylvania proposed FY 2020 budget.

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