Please call your local legislators and the Governor ASAP and ask that the three issues below be included in the final budget agreement.

The Governor and the Legislature are in the midst of final budget negotiations.  They are hoping to begin printing budget bills as early as tonight.

Therefore, CALL the Governor and your local Legislators today and urge that the final budget include:

  1. Increased funding for all OPWDD nonprofit agencies and staff
  2. Funding for a 5% increase for all Early Intervention providers & establish an Early Intervention covered lives insurance pool
  3. Preserve the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)

Call the Governor at 518-474-1041

Call your Senator at 518-455-2800 and your Assembly member at 518-455-4100 and ask them to speak to the Senate Majority Leader, Assembly Speaker  or the Leader of their conference on these issues.

 If you don’t know who your Senator is click here 

If you don’t know who your Assembly member is click here