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Property Tax Money for Developmental Disability Services?


Parents, caregivers and social service agencies say services for developmentally disabled people in Illinois -- those with autism, mental retardation, cerebral palsy or other disabilities are chronically under-funded. Champaign County advocates hope voters will approve a new property tax levy to raise money for housing and other services. As AM 580's Tom Rogers reports, it's drawn support and some opposition.