Sens. Carper And Kaufman Applaud New Delaware Funding
WASHINGTON — In response to the announcement that the new economic recovery package includes $485,000 in Health and Human Services’ uHuHufunding for Senior Nutrition Assistance programs in Delaware, U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman (both D) issued the following the statement:
The announcement was lauded by Delaware’s Secretary of Health and Social Services, Rita M. Landgraf.
“These funds will provide some help in the short term in addressing some of our revenue shortfall and assist us in keeping our senior nutrition programs alive as they serve a crucial role in providing for Delaware’s aging population. These funds will help to ensure that no one’s co-worker, friend, neighbor or family member will have to choose among food, medicine or heat,” said Sec. Landgraf.