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4:46 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

State Agency That Serves the Blind Considering Budget Cuts

From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio

A cash-strapped Kentucky Office for the Blind is considering some cost-cutting measures.

If adopted, some of the 400 people assisted by the agency will receive less tuition assistance, fewer cataract surgeries, and find it harder to qualify for state-provided services. Spokeswoman Allison Jessee says the proposed policy changes will be the subject of four public hearings scheduled for this month and could be implemented in June.

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