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Lobby Day – February 8, 2016

CDPAANYS would like to thank everyone who traveled to Albany to participate in Legislative Day with New York Association on Independent Living. We recognize that many of you were up at 3 AM and traveled from as far away as Buffalo and Long Island to advocate for $15AndFunding ‬and Fair Pay for CDPA. We are now following […]

Assembly One-House Bill Released

The Assembly one-house bill is out and, overall, it is a great victory for CDPAANYS. Speaker Silver, Assembly Member Gottfried and all of the members of the Assembly realized the critical issues facing consumers, their personal attendants and fiscal intermediaries, and we thank them.  On a quick read, the Assembly included in their one-house bill […]

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 […]

Legislative Day – Briefing Call Friday, February 21 at 1:00 PM

CDPAANYS will be holding a Legislative Day briefing call tomorrow, Friday, February 21, at 1 PM EST. This call will cover: -Specific issues we are fighting for; -General information about the lobbying process; -Addressing individual questions. Please note that the lines will be muted for the first portion of the call. Questions and individual concerns […]

CDPAANYS Budget Analysis for SFY 2014-15

As part of our efforts to educate and inform the Legislature, the Executive and the public about issues of importance to the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance program, the fiscal intermediaries who administer it and the consumers who utilize and run it, CDPAANYS analyzes the budget each year.  The analysis will serve as the basis for […]

Register Now For Legislative Day!

Online registration for Legislative Day on February 25, 2014 in Albany is live!  Your participation is the backbone of CDPAANYS and NYAIL’s advocacy work. Please click here to go to the registration page and share with your staff, consumers, and personal assistants! Talking points, target issues and more will be made available pending release of […]