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AARP Oklahoma, July 7, 2010
AARP Oklahoma advocacy efforts paid off big as volunteers advocated for restoring senior nutrition program funding. Legislative leaders reached an agreement on restoring budget cuts beginning July 1. Last October, $7.4 million was cut from senior nutrition programs resulting in a loss of over 700,000 meals.
At least 51 nutrition centers have closed because of state funding cuts and at least 161 have drastically reduced services. In the closing hours of the session, lawmakers finalized HB 2367 by Rep. Ken Miller, R-Edmond, and Sen. Mike Johnson, R-Kingfisher, that restored $5 million to senior nutrition programs. Governor Henry signed the bill into law on May 28th.
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