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Giving to those in greatest need

April 12, 2020
star-telegram.com

April 12, 2020 | star-telegram.com I want to applaud dedicated workers who are embodying the Golden Rule during the COVID-19 crisis. — folks like our dedicated workers at Community Options, a nonprofit provider of residential care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Texas. Community Options caregivers are among the thousands of direct-support professionals…

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Let’s help the hard-working SC heroes who make sure people with disabilities are safe

April 2, 2020
thestate.com

April 2, 2020 | thestate.com   On support staff All of us have a plan on how to keep ourselves and the people we love safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. But what about the people who cannot make such plans? What about the people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are living in group homes…

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It’s wise to boost wages for caregivers

March 15, 2020
nj.com

March 15, 2020 | nj.com Gov. Phil Murphy has been a tremendous advocate to increase the minimum wage to shepherd an era for a robust New Jersey. Now, Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, has introduced legislation (S1194) to increase the wages for those who are the caregivers of New Jersey’s most vulnerable citizens, people with…

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Sweeney has come to the aid of disabled and their caregivers

March 5, 2020
app.com

March 05, 2020 | app.com Sometimes it takes the most vulnerable to bring the two titans of leadership in New Jersey together. Increased employment opportunities as a result of a strong economy has really helped the state. Gov. Murphy has been a tremendous advocate to increase the minimum wage to shepherd an era for a…

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Caregivers deserve fair wages

December 12, 2019
post-gazette.com

December 12, 2019 | post-gazette.com The Pennsylvania House and Gov. Tom Wolf are working to ensure a sound minimum wage is established, thereby placing Pennsylvania to get in line with other states. I wholeheartedly endorse their efforts but with one significant caveat — that caregivers are paid increased wages. The state provides care to thousands…

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Renovating Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act

July 22, 2017

July 22, 2017 | The Santa Fe New Mexican | Article.pdf My View Renovating Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act By Robert Stack You would think that other than being elected, Congresswomen Michelle Lujan Grisham and Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul have little in common. Grisham is from New Mexico, Sen.…

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