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Wolf vetoes bill to halt closure of White Haven, Polk state centers

The state centers are set to close within three years and move about 300 people with intellectual disabilities into community based care.
By Brett Sholtis

Lawmakers aim to stop closure of 2 Pennsylvania institutions for disabled

Gov. Wolf vows to veto the bill and to continue a decades-old trend away from institutional care.
By The Associated Press

Advocates rally against bill to keep White Haven and Polk state centers open

Polk Center and White Haven Center are two of the four facilities for people with intellectual disabilities still in operation across Pennsylvania.

By Brett Sholtis

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