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Legislators Try to Shrink Waiting List for Floridians with Disabilities
April 25, 2013
Source: Florida Courier
The waiting list has grown to about 22,000 people over the years, as the state Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) ran deficits in its main program for providing services. But APD officials say they expect to avoid a deficit this year, and Scott included money in his proposal 2013-14 budget to start chipping away at the waiting list. During budget talks last weekend, the House agreed to a Senate proposal to spend the $36.3 million.
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