HERRIN, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois lawmakers gathered in Herrin on Monday afternoon to discuss Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget proposal.
State Reps., John Bradley, D-Marion, Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, and state Sen. Gary Forby, D-Benton, talked about how Governor Bruce Rauner's budget proposal could affect certain facilities and programs throughout the area, one being nursing home services.
A spokeswoman for the Health Care Council of Illinois stated quality services such as restaurant style meals, outdoor activities and possible layoffs could occur. Wanda Clark, a nursing home resident said employees are the ones who keep her going.