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No one working a full-time job should live in poverty.

In a New Year’s Day news release NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said, “We know that putting families first means putting them on a path towards financial independence.”

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Stable housing leads to better health

It’s no secret that health care and housing are inextricably linked.

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Advocates demand funding for direct care workers in Cuomo’s Justice Agenda

A coalition people with disabilities and their caretakers want Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s “2019 Justice Agenda” to include state funding for direct care workers to earn living wage.

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Every Day has Been Special

Watch and learn about this extraordinary volunteer.

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Bill to increase penalties for stealing devices from people with disabilities needs majority sponsor

Stealing a wheelchair shouldn’t just be reprehensible, but a serious crime, several Long Island legislators said as they proposed a bill to do just that.

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Doctors Told To Broaden Care For Children With Disabilities

Pediatricians are being encouraged to consider more than the medical issues in front of them when treating kids with special needs.

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