One State's Governor Postpones Nursing Home Funding, Creates Backlash Among Politicians

One governor is receiving both support and backlash after she refused to sign a law which would affect nursing home funding in her state.  According to a report, the governor has decided to wait a year before making a decision whether to sign or veto the bill.  The bi-partisan bill was proposed after concerns following several nursing home closures in this state.

Some politicians claim her refusal to immediately sign this bill is “detrimental” for senior care.  One senator claimed the governor’s “lack of action on this bill will make that same struggle a difficult reality for too many…families for no good reason.” For more, read the story.