Penry rips plan to close Grand Junction nursing unit PDF Print E-mail

(Denver Post, September 9, 2009)

State Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry and other Republicans have repeatedly said that Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter isn't making the "tough choices" to cut spending in order to balance the budget.

But when Ritter last month announced one particular cut, the closure of a 32-bed nursing unit for developmentally disabled patients in Penry's hometown of Grand Junction, Penry and other Western Slope Republicans pounced.



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