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Governor Can Still Be A Hero

It seems clear that Governor Cuomo has chosen to ignore the very real needs of those with developmental disabilities and the good people who serve them.

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bFair on Air

The bFair2DirectCare consultants got a slot on Susan Arbetter’s Capitol Pressroom show today.

The discussion about the direct care wage issue begins at about the 32:25 mark and it runs till 36:20.

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She Sees Them as Amazing

Special Education Teacher is honored by NBC Affiliate.

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#bFair2DirectCare Seen at Albany State of the State

bFair2DirectCare Coalition members made their case outside the Governor’s State of the State Address in Albany yesterday.

click the link below and view page A-3 to see the photos and captions.

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#bFair2DirectCare Asks Governor to Meet

The #bFair2DirectCare Coalition has sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo asking him to meet personally with the leaders of the nine organizations that comprise the Coalition, as well as direct support staff, people with disabilities and family members.

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State of the State Schedule Released

Click on the link below to see the complete schedule of Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speeches planned for six sites around the state next week.

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Governor Says Repeal of Obamacare Will Cost NYS Billions

Repeal of Obamacare would hurt New York state’s annual budget to the tune of $3.7 billion, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday

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#bFair2DirectCare

Providers of direct care for New Yorkers with disabilities want the governor to invest $45 million a year over the next six years to provide a so-called “living wage” for workers, warning that failing to do so could create a crisis in their industry.

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State of the State Schedule Released

Governor Cuomo announced that his State of the State speeches will take place Monday in New York City and Buffalo, Tuesday in Westchester and Long Island, and Wednesday in Albany and Syracuse.

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