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#15AndFunding – Email Governor Cuomo TODAY to fight for $15/hr for workers in CDPA!

CLICK HERE TO EMAIL GOVERNOR CUOMO!  The #15AndFunding Campaign is building momentum and we need your support! With over 50 organizations in support, including CDPAANYS, we are showing the broad support of human services and Medicaid sector for increasing the minimum wage for all low-wage workers and for this increase to be fully funded for […]

On Tuesday, March 24, make 3 calls to protect CDPA!

Consumer Direction saves the State over $50 million per year; but the state is allowing managed care companies to put the program at risk with unsustainable cuts! Fiscal intermediaries are being reimbursed less than they were in 2006.  This means that thousands of personal assistants have been working without a raise since 2006. Tens of […]

Wal-Mart set to pay more than Medicaid?

An interesting story was published today, titled “Wal-Mart Gives 500,000 Workers A Raise.” By February of next year, Wal-Mart will begin base pay at $10/hour. This means that starting wage at Wal-Mart, an employer who has received a great deal of negative press as a company that pays notoriously low wages, will be the same, or […]

We are looking forward to seeing YOU at Lobby Day

It is snowing outside. A lot. But that is not stopping us as we prepare for another GREAT Lobby Day. As we work with NYAIL, we are expecting hundreds of people from across the state to come to Albany. You will all be here for one thing – to make CDPA better. We are finalizing […]

Legislative Day a Huge Success – Victories Already

On Tuesday, over 200 people came to Albany to tell their Legislators about the importance of Consumer Directed Personal Assistance and the need to make sure that reimbursement is high enough for consumers to be able to attract and retain workers, that the State take all of the steps necessary for full implementation of the […]