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NYS Sen. George Amedore: We Are In Crisis Mode

“The top priorities of government should be making sure that our most vulnerable in our communities are taken care of,” said state Sen. George Amedore, (R-Rotterdam). “We have an emergency because our direct care providers are in desperate need of individuals who provide that care, that love and compassion, to take care of our most vulnerable in the state of New York.”

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#bFair2DirectCare Rally for better pay for DSPs at the Capitol

The groups are asking the governor and lawmakers to accelerate the schedule for increasing the subsidies to three years.

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NYS Shut Out Of Tax Bill Negotiations

House leaders have announced the members of the conference committee that will hammer out a compromise tax bill, and there are no New Yorkers on the list — even though Rep. Tom Reed, a Corning Republican, and Rep. Brian Higgins, a Buffalo Democrat, both sit on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee.

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Rally held in Brooklyn to urge increase in wages for DSPs

BeFair2DirectCare is requesting that the remaining four installments be condensed into three installments over the next two fiscal years.

“They can’t live on the money they’re making,” said State Senator Marty Golden.

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