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Federal judge blocks cuts to California’s adult day care program
Sacramento Bee

Disability rights advocates have scored another victory – and thwarted another budget cut – with a federal court injunction this week that blocks tightening eligibility guidelines for getting into California’s adult day care program. An Oakland-based judge’s preliminary injunction Wednesday is “a major victory” because it recognizes that seniors and the disabled could be “irreparably harmed by losing these crucial services,” attorney Elizabeth Zirker of Disability Rights California said Thursday.