March 14, 2011 6:46 AM

Some funds for California's disabled saved from budget ax

Like hundreds of people this winter fighting budget cuts, Steve Doherty trekked to California's state Capitol on a recent Monday to argue his case. With Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature grappling with a $26.6 billion deficit, budget cuts have targeted programs including in-home supportive services, higher education and facilities for developmentally disabled people.

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