Hitting home: Bullock talks to families who would be hurt by deep state government cuts
Published one month ago by The Billings Gazette

Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday leaves the home of Phoebe Hernandez, a 2-year-old who receives services that could be cut under proposed statewide budget cuts Bullock is weighing. 

Gov. Steve Bullock, right, talks Friday with Moises, left, and Samantha Hernandez, whose 2-year-old daughter Phoebe receives services that could be cut under proposed statewide budget reductions.

Devon Haigler of Miles City was able to see her daughter frequently through supervised visits with Developmental Educational Assistance Program. She credits the visits with giving her motivation to stop using methamphetamine and develop strong parenting skills.

Shannon Binkley holds her granddaughter Phoebe as she tells Gov. Steve Bullock how losing services would hurt the 2-year-old's process of catching up to developmental milestones. Phoebe receives early childhood intervention through the Developmental Educational Assistance Program in Miles City, but the program could be cut under proposed statewide budget reductions.

Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday leaves the home of Phoebe Hernandez, a 2-year-old who receives services that could be cut under proposed statewide budget cuts Bullock is weighing. 

Gov. Steve Bullock, right, talks Friday with Moises, left, and Samantha Hernandez, whose 2-year-old daughter Phoebe receives services that could be cut under proposed statewide budget reductions.

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