6 March 2014

Paton & Governor Nikki Haley on Bob McLain Show

September, 2011

Full Broadcast: Bob McLain, W.O.R.D., News Radio

Paton calls into the show with Governor Nikki Haley on as well, and asks her about mental health reform. Paton talks about the reduction in mental health funding in South Carolina. Paton asks if it would not be fiscally beneficial to increase mental health spending to help prevent issues that lack of funding would later cause. Governor Haley responds that she would like more mental health support groups and organizations in more rural areas in the state, along with substance abuse prevention. She says she is looking into increasing mental health funding through means other than raising taxes.

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