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Gillibrand, Jawonio Honor Veterans

 

Jawonio staff and Veterans from the area honored all Veterans November 10th with US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Pictured left to right- back: Jack Smith, Vietnam; Michael, stationed in Europe, Ana Burgos , Mom; Diana Hess, Jawonio; Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; Yareli’s Burgos, Afghanistan; Michael, Jawonio Cleaning Co; Europe; Bill Dowling, Europe, Okinawa, last stages Vietnam.

 

Feds Plan To Allow States To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

New York Medicaid director Jason Helgerson said it was “completely reprehensible” for Verma to use the phrase “soft bigotry” to describe Medicaid programs that don’t impose extra requirements on low-income people seeking coverage.  “Where should I start? Helgerson said, when asked to respond to Verma’s address. “Shocked, appalled would be the two primary reactions I have.”

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Maine Will Expand Medicaid Under Obamacare

Medicaid expansion became the law of the land in Maine with the outcome of Tuesday’s vote, but the benefits won’t be available to eligible residents until the middle of next year at the soonest.

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Get Out And Vote

Below is a quick overview of some key races and issues this Election Day.

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Congress May eliminate Personal Mandate

The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that repealing the individual mandate, as the requirement is known, would save $416 billion over a decade.

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New Yorker is first registered lobbyist with Down syndrome.

According to the National Down Syndrome Society, Kayla McKeon, a central New York native, is the first registered lobbyist with Down syndrome, according to the NDSS. 

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NYC Ballet Workshop A Highlight of CP of NYS Annual Conference

Dancers from the New York City Ballet (NYCB), conducted a dance workshop for children with disabilities at the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS) Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs on Monday, October 30. Following the workshop, the children and workshop attendees received cards with biographies and photos of NYCB dancers Ashley Laracey and Cameron Dieck. Ms. Laracey and Mr. Dieck signed autographs following the workshop. A demonstration of what the children learned in the workshop was presented that afternoon for more than 400 conference attendees at the Saratoga City Center. Spectrum News covered the event and their story can be seen below.

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