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    "MAKE THE CHANGE" Serves as Powerful Call to Action During Annual Meeting That Celebrates Preferred Source Employment

    During NYSID's Annual Meeting on September 26 at The Saratoga Hilton, a crowd of more than 250 attendees proudly wearing campaign-style buttons encouraged legislators to "Make the Change" to Preferred Source legislation - a true display of solidarity among NYSID members, corporate partners and supporters.

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    This change seeks to clarify Preferred Source Law for ease of administration and increased employment for people with disabilities, so NYSID can continue its core purpose of "Purchasing That Powers Employment" across New York State. NYSID also unveiled "Purchasing That Powers Employment" as its new tagline. Continue Reading...

    Senator Ortt, Assemblywoman Gunther Hailed
    as Legislative Preferred Source Champions

    NYS Senator Robert Ortt (R,C,I-North Tonawanda) and Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF-Forestburgh) have long been known for their advocacy on behalf of individuals with disabilities in their communities.

    During its Annual Meeting on September 26 at The Saratoga Hilton, NYSID presented these legislators with its Legislative Preferred Source Champion Award as co-recipients.

    Senator Ortt is Chair of the Senate Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee and a member of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee. Assemblywoman Gunther is Chair of the Assembly Committee on Mental Health and the Subcommittee on Women’s Health. Continue Reading...