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Students with disabilities now able to graduate with classmates

Washingtonville High School graduate Zachary Lerman has autism, and because of policies in place, almost didn’t get the chance to walk with his class at graduation.

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Focus Is On Two Vacant NYS Senate Seats

Filling those seats, held by Sens. George Latimer and Ruben Diaz who are leaving office at the end of the year after winning local elections, is key to the plan for reconciling the two factions of Democrats in the state Senate.

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Times Says Lee Zeldin Punished Over Tax Bill Vote

“I just have too many constituents who are going to see their taxes go up,” Mr. Zeldin said the day of the vote. “You’re taking more money from a place like New York in order to pay for deeper tax cuts elsewhere.”

 

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NYS Reps Agree Senate Tax Bill Bad For Empire State

For the Empire State, the tax reform bill the Senate hopes to take up this week will be far worse than the version the House passed two weeks ago.

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Governor Predicts Tough Budget Year

“The budget is not going to be an easy budget and we’re going to have find additional savings in the budget,” says Governor Cuomo.

 

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Proposed Tax Bill May Threaten Disability Services

Disability advocacy groups are working furiously to block the U.S. Senate from passing a bill that may bring up to $1.5 trillion in tax cuts

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Senate Expected To Vote On Tax Bill This Week

Republican lawmakers returned to Washington determined to quickly pass their tax overhaul.

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Jawonio Turns 70!

Jawonio offers lifespan services for people with intellectual disabilities, behavioral health challenges and chronic medical conditions. Congratulations on 70 years of service to the community.

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Small Group of Senators Weighing Options on Historic Tax Bill

The U.S. Senate will likely vote on a controversial tax bill next week, and the outcome is far from clear.

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Why Aren’t More Students With Disabilities Graduating On Time?

Just 65 percent of students in special education graduate on time, well below the 83 percent four-year rate for American students overall. Many of those that do earn their diplomas find themselves unprepared for the real world.

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