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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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bFair2DirectCare Just One of Many Voices At Capitol

“Make no mistake: The staffing crisis facing non profits who support people with developmental disabilities is acute, severe, here and now. If it’s not resolved, the costs to the state and the taxpayers will be much higher as these non-profits close and the state needs to expand its own programs to make up the difference.”

 

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President Nominates New HHS Secretary

President Trump has nominated Alex Azar to replace former HHS Secretary Tom Price who resigned  in late September.  “Azar left the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly in January after working there for nearly a decade, most recently serving as the president of Lilly USA. He now runs a consulting firm… Working in HHS during President George W. Bush’s administration, he served as the department’s general counsel from 2001 to 2005 and then assumed the role of deputy secretary for the next two years… Democrats are likely to raise red flags as to how he will handle Obamacare and drug prices,”  both of which will have a major impact on New York’s Medicaid and fiscal outlook.

 

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