Justice Dept. sues Florida, says state keeps disabled children in nursing homes unnecessarily

  • by: KELLI KENNEDY , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 22, 2013 - 4:25 PM

MIAMI — The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Florida on Monday, accusing the state of unnecessarily institutionalizing about 200 disabled children in nursing homes and cutting services that would allow them to receive care at home.

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