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Legislators need good input to make best decisions for DDS

Over the next two years the Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget will impose Draconian cuts of $89 million on the Department of Developmental Disabilities Services specific to supported living, family supports, employment and new high school graduates’ support. Legislators need an open exchange of information from state commissioners — not a gag order — to make the best decisions possible for DDS client families and others.