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Almost 1 million children in NYS without consistent access to food

In New York, we are working to remove barriers to healthy food options, ensuring that no child will ever go hungry. – Fran Barrett, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s interagency coordinator for nonprofit services

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Disability Rights Activists Are Becoming More Visible

the potential is there for the disability community to become a powerful political constituency. Nearly 57 million Americans have a disability, according to the Census Bureau, making the group the country’s largest minority.

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Schumer Says School Safety Budget Cuts Would Cause Disaster

The federal Education Department’s proposed slashing of student mental-health and school-safety funds could lead to catastrophe, US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned.

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Two Students With Disabilities Left Behind During School Fire Evacuation

Evacuation procedures are being questioned by the Justice Department after two New Rochelle, NY students who use wheelchairs were left behind during a fire emergency.

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NYS Looking For New Medicaid Director

Jason Helgerson, Will Step Down As NYS Medicaid Director.

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Money Follows The Person Is Running Out Of Money

For people with physical disabilities, monthly costs to Medicare and Medicaid in the first year after transitioning into the community decreased by an average of 23 percent. For those with intellectual disabilities, average monthly costs dropped even more, by 30 percent.

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