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Maine Sen. Collins Now Says Votes Promised On Bills To Stabilize ACA Will Happen In 2018

A Trump spokesperson, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Politico website that the White House is behind Senator Collins’ efforts on the two ACA bills and is working with the House to make it happen.

“The president is grateful for the opportunity to work with Sen. Collins on this, and he is committed to following through on our agreement,” the senior White House official told Politico.

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#bFair2DirectCare Rally In Syracuse A Success

AccessCNY and Arc of Onondaga joined forces on December 20th to show lawmakers in Albany how important the #bfair2directcare campaign is in Central New York.

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Tax bill Moving Through Congress

Despite five of nine NY Republicans in the House preparing to vote no on federal tax bill it is expected to pass both houses of Congress this week.

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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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