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By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Topic - Michael Fitzpatrick
State budget writers looking for cash to balance the books have stripped a cumulative $1.8 billion from mental health services over the last 2 1/2 years, putting the public at risk as the mentally ill crowd emergency rooms and prisons, according to the nation's largest mental health advocacy group.
A leading ethics watchdog group filed a formal complaint on Wednesday against two Republican House members who took part in committee debates and floor votes despite having missed last week's formal swearing-in ceremony for the 112th Congress.
"People really need to learn their lessons from Arizona and think about what we're doing to address mental illness," Fitzpatrick said.
"Any time you make cuts this massive in mental health cuts, the needs in prisons and hospitals and emergency rooms and homeless shelters start to pile up," Fitzpatrick said.