Danny Saenz, an Austin-based activist with ADAPT of Texas

Disabled Texans Depend On Personal Care Attendants Paid Poverty Wages

“In our community, people aren’t able to find attendants,” an Austin-based organizer told MintPress. “We don’t have a competitive wage at all when someone can go to Wal-Mart or Target now and start at $10 hour,” compared to $8 per hour for attendants.