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Governor Cuomo’s 30-Day Amendments are due to be released tomorrow.  This is his last opportunity to add the $45 million to his budget to begin to increase salaries to a living wage.

Let’s tell @nygovcuomo he still has a chance to be a hero.

 

Please find videos and news articles with pertinent information below:


Westchester Journal News Editorial

http://www.lohud.com/story/opinion/editorials/2017/02/10/raise-wages-workers-who-help-most-vulnerable-editorial/97654208/

Albany Times Union Editorial

http://www.timesunion.com/tuplus-opinion/article/Editorial-Caregivers-deserve-a-raise-10884135.php

NY Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/direct-care-living-wage-garners-n-y-legislature-support-article-1.2965201

Staten Island Advance

http://www.silive.com/opinion/columns/index.ssf/2017/02/living_wage_for_direct_care_wo.html

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/02/improving_care_for_disabled_pr.html

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/02/malliotakis_savino_fight_for_m.html

Capitol Pressroom

http://www.wcny.org/feb-8-2017-direct-care-worker-needs/

Brooklyn Reporter

http://brooklynreporter.com/story/brooklyn-agencies-call-on-state-to-boost-pay-for-those-who-work-with-the-developmentally-disabled/

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2017/2/5/brooklyn-healthcare-workers-rally-better-pay

Albany Times Union

http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/271325/direct-care-group-decries-bupkis-budget-allocation/

Niagara Gazette

http://www.niagara-gazette.com/news/local_news/disabled-care-agencies-facing-staff-shortages/article_85ce73f1-ca2e-53d9-b181-ddc4d4ad78b6.html

Oneonta Daily Star

http://www.thedailystar.com/news/local_news/care-agencies-struggle-with-staff-turnover/article_b0dc369b-c850-55f8-b15d-b36b7bcfc1b2.html?utm_content=buffer9a343&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

WKBW 7 Buffalo

http://www.wkbw.com/news/fight-to-get-more-money-for-developmentally-disabled

WROC 8 Rochester

http://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/local-news/bfair2directcare-coalition-wants-gov-cuomo-to-increase-woefully-low-wages-for-dsp-workers/651899412

WWNY 7 Watertown

http://www.wwnytv.com/story/34469187/the-fight-for-fair-pay

Gloversville Leader-Herald (LTE)

http://www.leaderherald.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/2017/02/increase-wages-for-direct-support/

Buffalo News (LTE)

http://buffalonews.com/2017/01/30/letter-direct-care-providers-deserve-a-pay-increase/