prospose http://wamc.org en Governor Cuomo Plans to Propose New Agency http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-plans-propose-new-agency <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to propose creating a new agency to oversee care of the disabled.</p><p>The New York Times reports that Cuomo will announce the proposal this week in response to the state&rsquo;s history of overlooking abuse of the disabled living in publicly financed housing, a group numbering nearly one million.</p><p>The paper says the new law enforcement and oversight agency will monitor the care of several types of at-risk patients. It would also be granted subpoena power.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 12:16:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 38413 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Plans to Propose New Agency