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Intersection: The White House’s Proposed Budget & Meals On Wheels


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Sarah Gurtis is the CEO of the Council On Aging of Volusia County. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Sarah Gurtis is the CEO of the Council On Aging of Volusia County. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

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The White House’s proposed budget aims to boost military spending, and reduce spending elsewhere. Included in the budget blueprint: cuts to grants that help fund programs like Meals on Wheels.

We talk to Sarah Gurtis from the Council on Aging of Volusia County. Gurtis  says the waiting list for meals on wheels in the county is growing, and she’s worried about what a slimmed down federal budget could mean for those seniors.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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