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#bFair2DirectCare Seen at Albany State of the State

bFair2DirectCare Coalition members made their case outside the Governor’s State of the State Address in Albany yesterday.

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#bFair2DirectCare Asks Governor to Meet

The #bFair2DirectCare Coalition has sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo asking him to meet personally with the leaders of the nine organizations that comprise the Coalition, as well as direct support staff, people with disabilities and family members.

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State of the State Schedule Released

Click on the link below to see the complete schedule of Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speeches planned for six sites around the state next week.

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Governor Says Repeal of Obamacare Will Cost NYS Billions

Repeal of Obamacare would hurt New York state’s annual budget to the tune of $3.7 billion, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday

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#bFair2DirectCare

Providers of direct care for New Yorkers with disabilities want the governor to invest $45 million a year over the next six years to provide a so-called “living wage” for workers, warning that failing to do so could create a crisis in their industry.

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2017 Lobby Days Are Scheduled

2017 COPA Lobby Days Are Set

Executive Leadership Appointments: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Main Lobbying Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

This year, COPA (ALIA, CP of NYS, DDAWNY, IAC & NYAEMP) and NYSARC, are holding joint Albany Lobby Days.  Together we represent nearly 300 providers of services to people with developmental disabilities in NYS, supporting more than one-hundred thousand people and employing about 140,000 staff.  Our joint effort sends a powerful message to the Governor and both houses of the Legislature, that we are united in our quest to not only preserve but to strengthen services for New Yorkers with developmental disabilities and their families.

PLEASE JOIN US

Click the link below for further information and to Register for the 2017 COPA  & NYSARC Lobby Days.

All registrations for the 2017 Lobbying Days are being made through the link below.  Hotel reservations must be made by each Affiliate.

Lobby Day – Information & Registration

State of the State Schedule Released

Governor Cuomo announced that his State of the State speeches will take place Monday in New York City and Buffalo, Tuesday in Westchester and Long Island, and Wednesday in Albany and Syracuse.

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PSA Campaign to Promote Rise in Minimum Wage

“No one who works full-time should be condemned to a life of poverty…” – Governor Andrew Cuomo

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Disability Advocates Join Ride Haling Discussion

Advocates pushing officials to back requirements in legislation that would expand accessible transportation options for people with disabilities.

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