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Sexual Assault Epidemic Part II

This is the second story in a National Public Radio series about the incidence of sexual assault against people with developmental disabilities.

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A Sexual Assault Epidemic

We found that there is an epidemic of sexual abuse against people with intellectual disabilities.

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Advocates Seek Endorsements For Medical Aid In Dying

Opponents include the Catholic Church and some disability rights groups, which have expressed concerns that terminally ill patients may feel coerced into ending their lives too early,

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See The Faces Of #bFair2DirectCare Movement

Click on the link below to learn more about some of the people the #bFair2DirectCare movement is advocating for. These people do so much more than the minimum and deserve to earn more than minimum wage. Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature took the first step last year and we thank  them for that. We can’t stop now. New York must finish the job of raising direct support professionals closer to a living wage.

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Maine Sen. Collins Now Says Votes Promised On Bills To Stabilize ACA Will Happen In 2018

A Trump spokesperson, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Politico website that the White House is behind Senator Collins’ efforts on the two ACA bills and is working with the House to make it happen.

“The president is grateful for the opportunity to work with Sen. Collins on this, and he is committed to following through on our agreement,” the senior White House official told Politico.

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#bFair2DirectCare Rally In Syracuse A Success

AccessCNY and Arc of Onondaga joined forces on December 20th to show lawmakers in Albany how important the #bfair2directcare campaign is in Central New York.

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Tax bill Moving Through Congress

Despite five of nine NY Republicans in the House preparing to vote no on federal tax bill it is expected to pass both houses of Congress this week.

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