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Gunther Ortt to Be Honored

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther and NYS Senator Robert Ortt will be presented with the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS) Legislator of the Year Award on October 30th at the 57th CP of NYS Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs.

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Senator Says Congress On Offensive Against Disabled Americans

A bill that has already passed the House Judiciary Committee, the so-called ADA Education and Reform Act, would reward businesses that fail to comply with the law.

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CP Rochester Author Wins State Award

Jane Gefell, from CP Rochester is being honored with the Al Felmet Achievement Award at Imagine, the 2017 CP NYS Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs on October 30. This award recognizes a person with cerebral palsy whose achievements are an inspiration to others.

She has written three books which talk about her life and her family. She is also a passionate advocate for people with disabilities and speaks to school children about what it’s like living with a disability, telling them, “I am just like you.”

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NYS Congresswoman Meets Constituents In Southern Tier

Claudia Tenney said she wasn’t going to “defend or apologize for the president” and his tweets in a wide-ranging Q&A session in Binghamton recently.

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NYS Will Help Enroll People In Insurance Through Obamacare

A slash federal funding for enrollment assistance and marketing of insurance policies offered to individuals through the Affordable Care Act will not affect New York.

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People With Disabilities Have Turned The Fight For Medicaid Into A Battle For Civil Rights

When people with disabilities protest, then, in public and physical ways, they grab hold of old stereotypes and point them back at their creators.

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Gov Cuomo Warns of Huge Federal Cuts to NYS Health Care System

“I don’t know what they’re thinking,” Cuomo said. “This will hurt the people of every Congressional district in the state of New York.”

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