The articles linked to this page are provided as a public service by CP of NYS, and do not necessarily reflect the views of CP of NYS, its Board of Directors and staff, or of the CP of NYS Affiliates.
The governor’s counsel, Alphonso David, told hundreds of people from around the state a rally in the Capitol that, …”The governor has made a decision that he won’t pass a budget without increasing the wages for direct care workers,”
Yhe de Blasio administration has agreed to survey and ensure that all of the city’s roughly 162,000 sidewalk curbs are accessible for New Yorkers with mobility and vision-impairment issues.
Assembly members on both sides of the aisle rallied in the Capitol on Wednesday morning to highlight their support for increased human services funding in the final budget deal due at the end of the month.
The Times-Union is reporting that a former top OPWDD official fired last year is still making $136,000 a year while doing no work at another state agency, according to payroll records obtained by The Associated Press.
legislature calls for #bFair2DirectCare funding for DSP raises and a long-delayed cost-of-living adjustment for nonprofits that serve people with developmental disabilities.
Assemblywoman Melissa Miller says disabled could end up paying $75 million tab
US officials visited a military base in Israel recently to observe and learn how that nation has successfully incorporated young men and women with assorted disabilities into military life on base.
Advocates will ask their elected officials in attendance to work with Governor Cuomo to secure funding to continue critical supports for people with developmental disabilities.