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Direct Care Providers Say Workforce Is Down, bFair2DirectCare

“…don’t leave without getting that money for direct care services,” state Sen. Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, said at a noontime press conference.”

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22 In NYS Senate Ask Majority Leader To bFair2DirectCare

A Letter from Senator Robert Ortt, Chairman of the Senate Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee, and 21 other Senators, to Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan asks that the Senate’s One House Budget Proposal include $45 Million to begin to provide a living wage for direct support professionals at non-profit agencies providing support and services for people with disabilities.

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NYS Assemblyman Says Gov Cuomo Turned His Back On people With Disabilities

“Today, Gov. Cuomo turned his back on our state’s most vulnerable New Yorkers, the developmentally disabled, and the incredible direct support professionals who provide such important quality of life care to these incredible individuals.

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Mohawk Valley State Legislators Look To Form Coalition

The collection of representatives could be called the “Valley Coalition” and could get together for the first time early next month.

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They Do So Much More Than The Minimum

But there should be no debate about our obligation to pay a living wage to those who care for the disabled and, in doing so, represent us all.

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