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Governor Says Repeal of Obamacare Will Cost NYS Billions

Repeal of Obamacare would hurt New York state’s annual budget to the tune of $3.7 billion, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday

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#bFair2DirectCare

Providers of direct care for New Yorkers with disabilities want the governor to invest $45 million a year over the next six years to provide a so-called “living wage” for workers, warning that failing to do so could create a crisis in their industry.

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State of the State Schedule Released

Governor Cuomo announced that his State of the State speeches will take place Monday in New York City and Buffalo, Tuesday in Westchester and Long Island, and Wednesday in Albany and Syracuse.

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PSA Campaign to Promote Rise in Minimum Wage

“No one who works full-time should be condemned to a life of poverty…” – Governor Andrew Cuomo

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Disability Advocates Join Ride Haling Discussion

Advocates pushing officials to back requirements in legislation that would expand accessible transportation options for people with disabilities.

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The Future Of Medicaid?

Some wonder if Trump’s pick to run the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will revamp Medicaid.

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Enabling Life Without Limits

Sarah Fitzpatrick, a Recreational Therapist at UCP of Long Island’s Indian Head Road Residence, is committed to helping individuals live Life Without Limits.

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He’s just another wrestler.

Connor Wilks is a 14-year-old freshman with special needs. But at least one of those “needs” has been met by an extended wrestling family that has whole-heartedly accepted him as one of its own.

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#bFair2DirectCare Rally in Rochester

On Friday, direct care workers, supported by Rochester area Legislators, delivered their message in the latest plea to Governor Cuomo to provide funding to support a wage increase for those supporting people with developmental disabilities.

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