Forth Worth, Dallas, Denton & Plano Resource Centers on Independent Living

Why we need Community Attendants to earn a living wage

Below is the link for an interview Charlotte Stewart, Executive Director for REACH, Inc. gave on Monday to a reporter/producer at KERA regarding the current push during this TX legislative session to increase the hourly wage of personal care attendants who assist individuals with disabilities receiving Medicaid benefits from $8 an hour to $15 an hour.

 

https://www.keranews.org/post/fighting-15-hour-why-disabled-texans-want-aides-earn-living-wage