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NYC Fails To Meet Federal Standards For Curb Cuts

About 80 percent of  curb cuts in NYC are not up to federal ADA standards even after $243 million in taxpayer funds were spent over the last 15 years to build new ramps, according to a recent study by a federal court monitor.

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Liverpool Elks Host Music Fest To Benefit CP of NYS And AccessCNY

The Liverpool Elks Lodge has created a powerhouse lineup for their 29th annual music festival to benefit the Home Service program of CP of New York state through AccessCNY. The event scheduled for this Sunday, August 13 at the Liverpool Elks Lodge.

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Rumblings Of Bipartisanship In The US Senate

Senator Lamar Alexander is trying to find common ground on health care in an overtly and unashamedly bipartisan approach.

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CP Of NYS In Coalition Urging NYS Congressional Delegation To Push For ACA Subsidies

CP of NYS is part of a strong coalition of organizations which includes the health care union 1199/SEIU and the Business Council that sent a letter to the state’s Congressional delegation urging them to push for subsidies made available under the Affordable Care Act that President Trump has threatened to discontinue.

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Justice Center Case Dismissed Amid Constitutional Concerns

For the second time since March an Albany judge has thrown out an abuse case brought by the state’s Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs because their prosecutors are not elected by the public.

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Hatch Says Senate Should Move On, For Now

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch says that senators for now are too divided to keep working on healthcare overhaul legislation. The senator said he saw no real desire on the part of Democrats to work together on the healthcare issue “and I have to say some Republicans are at fault there, too.”

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Care Coordination Webinar Scheduled For August 7

OPWDD is moving forward with a new initiative aimed at enhancing care coordination for people with developmental disabilities. Acting Commissioner Delaney has announced a webinar on Monday, August 7 for individuals and families served through the OPWDD system. This online presentation will describe plans for the move to enhanced care coordination, as well as provide the reasons for this shift and a timeline of anticipated next steps.

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Republican Healthcare Plan Loses Important Senate Vote

The final vote for the Health Care Freedom Act, designed to eliminate core components of the Affordable Care Act, went down on a 49-51 vote.

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