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New State Medicaid Director Named

Donna Frescatore, who has led  the state’s online insurance exchange for the last five years, will become the next state Medicaid director, replacing Jason Helgerson when he leaves next month.

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Federal Prosecutors Accuse MTA Of Violating Rights Of People With Disabilities

New York’s subway remains one of the least accessible, lagging far behind older systems like those in Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia.

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Al Roker Wants To End Stigma Around Developmental Delays.

Roker and his wife Deborah Roberts spoke recently at the 2018 ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala about their 15-year-old son’s developmental challenges.

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#bFair2DirectCare Times Square Billboard Gains Notice

The 5,000-square-foot digital ad in Times Square is part of the effort to speed up wage increases for direct care workers.

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B Fair is in Times Square

The campaign which is seeking an additional $18.25 million in this year’s budget to increase wages for workers who care for the disabled got donated space on a 5,000-square-foot Times Square digital billboard urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to “please say yes” to the raise. It also urges people to call.

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Legislature, Governor Juggling Many Needs In Budget Talks

Democrats are eyeing extra spending for education, transit and resources for the developmentally disabled.

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