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Advocates seek $28 million for psychiatric rehabilitation services
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Advocates seek $28 million for psychiatric rehabilitation services

Representatives from the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) joined with more than 100 direct care staff and mental health advocates to rally on the steps of the Capitol last Wednesday to call on lawmakers to increase funding for mental health recovery assisted living programs. Cries of “fair […]

Gorsuch nomination draws mixed reviews from NY pols and pundits
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Gorsuch nomination draws mixed reviews from NY pols and pundits

  President Donald Trump introduced his nominee for the Supreme Court last week, Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Colorado. Gorsuch’s nomination received mixed response from New York legislators and interest groups. Conservatives are elated at the prospect of restoring the ideological balance to the […]

Senate majority leader unveils committee assignments
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Senate majority leader unveils committee assignments

  President of the New York State Senate and Majority Leader John Flanagan On Tuesday night handed up the following committee assignments:   Aging: Serino, Chair Alcantara, Felder, Funke, Golden, LaValle, Marchione Agriculture: Ritchie, Chair Funke, Gallivan, O’Mara, Ranzenhofer, Seward, Valesky Alcoholism and Drug Abuse: Amedore, Chair Bonacic, Carlucci, Phillips, […]