Saturday, April 13, 2013

Impact of Cuts to NYS Providers May Be Less

As they say, it ain't over till the fat lady sings. Let's wait till it's in writing and we see more details.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The providers serving thousands of Staten Islanders in group homes, day programs and other life-enriching activities have been reeling since the budget passed in Albany last month: The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) was dealt a $90 million blow to its budget -- this on top of cuts for the two preceding years.
But Friday, the Developmental Disability community learned they could breathe a little easier.

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