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Bill Would Restore Tax Deductions For State And Local Taxes

“New Yorkers already get “short changed” by federal government, getting 79 cents back from Washington for every dollar they pay in taxes — or a shortfall of $48 billion annually.”

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Empower Is Helping To Train New Leaders

Two men with disabilities are partners and official members of the Leadership Niagara class of 2019, and it will mark the first time a person with an intellectual disability will be a member of the leadership class.

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Burnout, Low Pay Take Toll On Disability Service Providers

DSPs deserve a living wage and NYS can help by providing a 2.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment in the upcoming state budget.

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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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