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Assembly Speaker Says Approved Spending Plan Includes Funding to Increase Wages for Direct Care Workers

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced over the weekend that the 2017-18 NYS Budget agreement includes funding that will help ensure direct care workers are paid fair, competitive wages.

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NYS Slowly Moves Closer To Finalizing Budget

Lawmakers sometime late Wednesday or Thursday are hoping to adopt a final state budget, according to the Buffalo News.

 

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People Holding Their Breath Until Budget Is Passed

Although Governor Cuomo said “he will not sign the budget unless $55 million is included for Direct Service Professionals,” nothing is set in stone until the budget is signed

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Governor Cuomo Says He Will Back Direct Care Pay Boost

“There are some things in government that are no-brainers. And being fair to direct care is a no-brainer,” said Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.

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Governor, Legislative Leaders Agree To #bFair2DirectCare

Governor Cuomo says he won’t sign budget without increase in wages for direct care workers.

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