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Rally held in Brooklyn to urge increase in wages for DSPs

BeFair2DirectCare is requesting that the remaining four installments be condensed into three installments over the next two fiscal years.

“They can’t live on the money they’re making,” said State Senator Marty Golden.

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#bFair2DirectCare Gears Up In Brooklyn Monday

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Monday, December 4

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Rally

Doors open 10:15am

Urge Governor Cuomo and NY State lawmakers to #bFair2DirectCare and provide funding for direct care workers to receive a living wage.

                                                                                 

LOCATION: St. Francis College

182 Remsen Street

Brooklyn

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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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