MOUNT VERNON — Director of Knox County Job and Family Services Matthew Kurtz gave a general update on the public assistance sector of the agency to the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday.

Kurtz said a total of $9,549,680 of public assistance was provided including food and monetary assistance for low income households and households with parents that have disabilities. This was down from 2015’s total of $9,775,183.

 

Chase Strawser: 740-397-5333 or chase@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

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