posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 08:14 PM
I wonder what other issues they will have to clarify. Gee, I am glad the press is doing its job
"Clarification (updated Sept. 11, 2008) : A number of readers have challenged the assertion in this story that Gov. Palin "cut by 20 percent the
funding for Covenant House Alaska, a state-supported program that includes a transitional home where new teenage mothers can spend up to 18 months
learning money management and parenting skills." In fact, she did not cut existing funding, but rather trimmed by $1.1 million funds the Alaska
legislature had allocated for Covenant House Alaska this year for a capital construction project. We have also clarified the original wording which
implied that Palin had voided the entire Women, Infants, Children (WIC) program. This was not our intent; Palin voided $15,840 the legislature had
allocated for a WIC provider."