Rick Bennett (AARP Oregon) on budget choices (VIDEO)

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Rick Bennett appeared on the Inside Source in March to discuss the proposed legislative budget and its impact on Oregon seniors and families. The proposed legislative budget currently calls for deep cuts to senior services, to the tune of $135 million in cuts. Further, for every $1 the state cuts from senior services, Oregon seniors actually lose $3 — because of lost matching funds from the federal levels.

During the live Q&A, one viewer asked what other options the state has. In other words, if not cuts, then what? Bennett’s response:

Rick Bennett: What’s the Alternative? from Our Oregon on Vimeo.

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