Rep. Jill Billings, D-La Crosse, and Sen. Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, will hold a community listening session to discuss Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed changes to aging and long term care programs in the state budget.
Members of the community are invited to attend and share their thoughts on the proposed changes and other concerns about the 2015-17 biennial budget.
“The many cuts and changes in the Republican budget have left people concerned on the impact it will have on their families and their pocketbook,” Billings said. “I hear from members of the La Crosse community almost daily, who are worried about the effect changes to long term care will have on their loved ones.”
The listening session will feature several local experts on aging and long term care. Details for the listening session are as follows:
The hearing will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday in the basement auditorium of the La Crosse County Health & Human Services Building, 300 N. Fourth Street.