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Gov May Ask Legislature for Term Limits

Cuomo’s agenda may include establishing a full-time Legislature with a commensurate boost in pay, establishing four year terms instead of the current two for the Senate and Assembly He may also ask for term limits for elected officials.

 

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“This is a Human Rights Issue”

More than 200 people to attended a rally at the Buffalo Science Museum calling on New York State to increase pay for direct care workers who deal with developmental disabilities.

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WNY Legislators Turn Out to Say #bFair2DirectCare

Nicole Judson is a team coordinator for a group home in Jamestown, operated by Aspire of Western New York, “It is a very demanding job, but it is also very rewarding, but we do not get paid enough which, in turn, causes staff to go other places to get paid more.”

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Buffalo bFair2DirectCare Rally Draws Hundreds

A news conference and rally in Buffalo today drew more than 200 participants to highlight the #bFair2DirectCare “300 Days to Better Pay” campaign calling for a funding increase in the New York State budget for wages for underpaid staff. Attendees included people with disabilities, family members, staff and volunteers from non-profit agencies from western New York.

The event also included remarks by former Congressmember Tom Reynolds, the father of a son whith developmental disabilities, Assemblymembers Crystal Peoples Stokes, Sean Ryan, Robin Schimminger, Michael Kearns, MOA-elect Monica Wallace and State Senators Timothy Kennedy, Michael Ranzenhofer, Patrick Gallivan, Robert Ortt, and Senator-elect Chris Jacobs.

Click on the image below to watch a brief video from the event, provided by Tom Sy from Aspire of WNY.

Soaring at the Mall

Anyone, no matter their disabilities, can soar.

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