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NYSID jobs well done satisfy state and local government procurement needs with approved goods and services, creating NYS taxpayers and sustaining NYS communities!

    In response to the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) recently released audit report - 2014-S-77 - NYSID released the following statement:

    In its 40-year history in New York State, NYSID has proven itself to be a trusted state designated vehicle for creating employment opportunities for people with disabilities. NYSID has proudly partnered with the state, local governments, not-for-profit organizations and New York businesses to provide tens of thousands of jobs to capable and deserving individuals across New York State. In 2015 alone, NYSID Preferred Source contracts employed a diverse group of more than 7,000 New Yorkers with disabilities working 4,270,000 hours and earning $59.7 million in wages.

    From the outset of this audit process, NYSID made clear to OSC that it welcomed the Comptroller's analysis of the Preferred Source Program and NYSID’s compliance practices. For this audit to have maximum value to the state, OSC needed to examine the entire scope of NYSID's program and review the specific issues that arise when working with people with disabilities. Unfortunately, OSC chose not to do that as part of its analysis. (Continued...)

    There's Always Something Happening At NYSID

    Legislators, Military Leaders and Media Pack Veterans' Summit

    Four Years Riding: Journey Along the Erie Canal Continues

    Congressman Michael McNulty and New York Adjutant General Tony German were among the distinguished presenters who addressed a standing-room only crowd at NYSID’s quarterly Veterans’ Summit. Continue Reading....

    John Robinson and Doug Hamlin are leading their fourth annual Journey Along the Erie Canal, a 350-mile, 12-day bicycle ride across upstate New York via the scenic and historic Erie Canalway Trail. NYSID is once again the proud video sponsor. Continue Reading....

    NYSID Member Agencies Think Spring and Act Warmly

    Amid Stars and Stripes, NYSID Honors Military Past and Present

    Spring has sprung, and NYSID member agencies are getting into the spirit of spring cleaning, planting and sprucing up as the weather turns warm. Continue Reading....

    In honor of our fallen soldiers, NYSID proudly donated thousands of American flags that were distributed to dignitaries at the Albany Memorial Day Parade and placed in a dozen cemeteries across Albany County over Memorial Day weekend. Continue Reading....