Love, INC Executive Director Leslie Rohr speaks to members of a workgroup looking to acquire a permanent emergency shelter on the Kenai Peninsula at Love, INC in Soldotna on Feb. 11. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
                                Love, INC Executive Director Leslie Rohr speaks to members of a workgroup looking to acquire a permanent emergency shelter on the Kenai Peninsula at Love, INC in Soldotna, Alaska on Feb. 11, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Love, INC Executive Director Leslie Rohr speaks to members of a workgroup looking to acquire a permanent emergency shelter on the Kenai Peninsula at Love, INC in Soldotna on Feb. 11. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion) Love, INC Executive Director Leslie Rohr speaks to members of a workgroup looking to acquire a permanent emergency shelter on the Kenai Peninsula at Love, INC in Soldotna, Alaska on Feb. 11, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Local agencies fighting homelessness fear immediate impact of budget cuts

Among Dunleavy’s 182 line-item vetoes to the budget is a cut to the Homelessness Assistance Program

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