Fri March 8, 2013
Politics and Government

Families of disabled ask state government not to cut money for services

A sign at the front desk in the Enable offices asks people to help fight cuts to state aid for the disabled.
Ellen Abbott/WRVO

Advocates for the disabled will be out in force in Syracuse Friday, rallying against Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed cuts to the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. The six percent across-the-board budget proposal would mean major cuts to the agencies across the state that provide support and services for the developmentally disabled. Many families are afraid of what will happen if those services go away.

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