Office of People with Development Disabilities http://wamc.org en $90M Restored To Developmental Disabilities Budget http://wamc.org/post/90m-restored-developmental-disabilities-budget <p>ALBANY – The State Assembly has restored the $90 million that was cut from the budget of the state Office of People with Developmental Disabilities in a move supported for area legislators.&nbsp; The money had been cut in the governor’s state budget this spring.</p><p>Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D-Forestburgh), who is chairwoman of the Mental Hygiene Committee, said the money is important to the many organizations that serve those in need.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:41:10 +0000 Hank Gross 67277 at http://wamc.org $90M Restored To Developmental Disabilities Budget NYS Lawmaker Says Needed Funds Could Come From Film Tax Credits http://wamc.org/post/nys-lawmaker-says-needed-funds-could-come-film-tax-credits <p>A New York State Assemblyman from the Hudson Valley has an idea about how to restore funding for not-for-profit programs for people with developmental disabilities. He admits there is some resistance to his plan, but insists opponents don’t see the big picture.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 03:06:38 +0000 Allison Dunne 63656 at http://wamc.org NYS Lawmaker Says Needed Funds Could Come From Film Tax Credits