For media inquiries, please contact Jeff Peters, Director of Communications at jpeters@cidny.org or Susan Dooha, Executive Director, at sdooha@cidny.org
 

December

Vaccine Priorities, Precautions for People with Disabilities (Public News Service)

COVID-19 Vaccines and Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Facilities. (MSNBC)

Vaccines are coming soon to hard-hit nursing homes. But plenty of challenges remain. (Yahoo News)

Nursing homes are a top priority for Covid vaccines. But vaccinating everyone won’t be simple. (NBC News)

November

What’s the best way to find an accessible NYC rental building for someone with a disability? (Brick Underground)

COVID-19 – Stay Safe with Testing & Flu Vaccine (Able News)

October

A Lyft-Like Pilot Program Was Making NYC’s Transit System More Accessible; Budget Cuts May Put the Brakes On It (Bedford+Bowery)

People with Disabilities Face Extra Obstacles in VotingEn español (Public News Service)

People with disabilities fear that permanent outdoor dining will make inaccessible cities even worse (The Counter)

MTA Crosses Street With Long-Delayed Hunter College Station Elevator (THE CITY)

Task Force and Lawmakers Work to Increase Jobs (Able News)

NYC Paratransit Facing Serious Cutbacks (Able News)

September

Power Outage Causes Problems For PWD (Able News)

Recommendations on Curb Ramp Accessibility (Able News)

Fifty Years of DIA Civil Rights Force Continues the Fight (Able News)

August

How the MTA’s doomsday cuts threaten riders with disabilities (City & State)

Access-a-Ride Remains Free to NYC Residents with Disabilities (Public News Service)

The Eater New York Guide on How to Help (Eater)

July

The Americans with Disabilities Act at 30: How Far We’ve Come and What’s Next (Gotham Gazette)

NYC sidewalk curbs still behind on Americans with Disabilities Act requirements: report (NY Daily News)

MTA recognizes 30 years since the ADA law while station improvements elude riders (amNY)

Brewer Finds Few Pedestrian Curbs Near Accessible Subway Stations In Compliance With ADA Standards (Harlem World Magazine)

COVID-19 pandemic threatens the transit agencies that people with disabilities rely on (WXXI)

The ADA at 30: Progress and Continuing Obstacles (Public News Service)

COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbates Employment Crisis For People With Disabilities (Bronx.com)

People with disabilities face employment crisis (WKBW ABC Eyewitness News)

Blame Spreads for Nursing Home Deaths Even as N.Y. Contains Virus (NY Times)

Patient advocates ask for greater consumer voice in health planning (Crain’s New York)

Move to Include: New Yorkers with disabilities face transportation roadblocks (WCNY: The Capitol Pressroom)

30th Anniversary Of The Americans With Disabilities Act (Bronx.com)

NYC Holds Virtual Events In Honor Of The 30th Anniversary Of The Americans With Disabilities Act (Harlem World Magazine)

State Study Says Covid Spread In Nursing Homes Was Driven By Employees, Not Readmitted Patients (Gothamist)

Amid deadly virus, a push for nursing home alternatives (Salon)

To Manage COVID-19, Nursing Homes Evict Less Profitable Residents (Legal Reader)

Census Essential for People with Disabilities (Able Newspaper)

June

US: COVID-19 prompts push to abolish aged care homes after 54,000 resident and staff deaths (The Weekly Source)

It’s Time to Rethink the Institutional Model for Elder Care. Is That Even Possible? (Mother Jones)

Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Massively Underfunded: Report (The Forum News Group)

New York’s New Accessible Absentee Ballots Aren’t Accessible Enough, Voters Say (City Limits)

Coronavirus is renewing a call to abolish nursing homes (Quartz)

‘It’s Time’: Area Nursing Homes Prepare to Welcome Visitors (The City)

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents (NY Times)

Amid Deadly Virus, Advocates Push for Nursing Home Alternatives (The Rockwall Times)

Amid Deadly Virus, Advocates Push for Nursing Home Alternatives (UNDARK)

Surging Absentee Ballot Demand Across New York Causes Delays, Plus Early Voting Begins (Gothamist)

How To Vote Absentee or Vote Early in New York’s June Primary (WNYC)

ADA subway suit to continue after ruling (Queens Chronicle)

Western New York Independent Living congratulates fellow advocates in expanding options for voters with disabilities in New York (Niagara Frontier Publications)

Census Critical for NYers with Disabilities (Public News Service)

Opinion: Invest in Human Services, Not Over-Policing Our Communities (City Limits)

New York will email some absentee ballots following lawsuit from disability rights group (Queens Daily Eagle)

Officials and Advocates Agree on Plan to Make June 23 Voting More Accessible (City Limits)

Disabled New Yorkers Can Vote – For Now (Forbes)

New York State Board of Elections Unveils Accessible Absentee Ballot Application (Cortland Voice)

May

Advocates Sue BOE to Make Absentee Voting Accessible for the Primary (City Limits)

The Harlem Business Alliance (HBA): City Hall COVID-19 Updates (Harlem World Magazine)

Organizations Representing Print-Disabled People Sue NY Board of Elections (Spectrum News)

Disability Equals Disenfranchisement, Lawsuit Says (Forbes)

Child Victims Act Extended By One Year (The Bronx Daily)

Hundreds Died Of COVID At NYC Nursing Homes With Spotless Infection Inspections (The City)

Disability Groups Say NY’s Absentee Ballots Discriminate (Public News Service)

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Recovered Patients In Hospitals For Weeks (Gothamist)

Commentary: Lawmakers, time to get back to work and protect elections (Times-Union)

Pandemic means Americans with disabilities aren’t getting the services they need (PBS Newshour)

Next To The Playground and Up By The Hill (BRIC Radio’s Brooklyn USA)

Calls For Probe On Elayne Boosler Cousin Cemetery Mix-Up (The City)

Preserving Civil Rights During Crisis (Able Newspaper)

Medicaid Takes Hit With New State Budget (Able Newspaper)

April

Can NYS Run a Safe Primary in June and Accommodate Voters With Disabilities? (City Limits)

People with disabilities fight to be counted in the battle vs. COVID-19 and depression (Workers World)

Questions and Concerns About Potential Shift to Vote-By-Mail as New Yorkers Await Further Action from Cuomo (Gotham Gazette)

Nursing Home Watchdogs Scarce At NYC Facilities As Hundreds Die Within (The City)

NY Immunity Law Shields Nursing Homes As Virus Toll Soars (Law360)

Coronavirus Is Decimating NYC Nursing Home Populations, State Data Shows (Gothamist)

Crisis For Disabled Community Amid Coronavirus Pandemic (MetroFocus – PBS/NJTV/WLIW)

Nursing homes ravaged by rising virus toll in US (China Daily)

Residents of long-term care facilities: You are not forgotten and you are not alone (Queens Daily Eagle)

Ombudsman program is here for nursing home residents (letter to the editor) (Staten Island Advance)

Neglect & Death In NY’s Nursing Homes: “They’re Laying There Rotting” (Gothamist)

The Issues Facing the Disabled During COVID-19 (WNYC The Brian Lehrer Show)

Mutual Aid Movement Playing Huge Role in COVID-19 Crisis (City Limits)

March

Judge dismisses class action against MTA over subway accessibility issues (AM New York Metro)

She’s Alone, 105 and in a Nursing Home Threatened by the Virus (The New York Times)

Coronavirus limbo: Seniors need to leave hospitals but some nursing homes won’t let them return (The Washington Post)

Around Brooklyn – Crisis unveils short-staffing problems in nursing homes (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

In NYC Nursing Homes, Families Fear Impact Of Low-Staffing & Isolation On Their Loved Ones (Gothamist)

COVID-19 Major Threat to Some People with Disabilities (Public News Service)

In fight for safer streets, injured pedestrians eager to be heard (Brooklyn Reporter)

Sen. Gounardes Introduces Safe Streets Legislation (Shorefront News)

February

Harlem’s Levine And Gibson Bills To Expand Right To Counsel Law, New Report Cites RTC In NYC (Harlem World)

Service changes could leave disabled denied a ride home (Riverdale Press)

Is the MTA Meeting Its Promises to Make the Subway Accessible? (NY City Lens)

January

Access-A-Ride Users Face Access-Woe at Access-A-Ride Centers (The City)

Fashion – not disability – defines this young entrepreneur’s future (The Christian Science Monitor)

‘Burdens of discovery’ bog down NYC subway accessibility lawsuit (amNY)

December

What New Laws Are Coming To New York In 2020 (Before It’s News)

New York City’s two biggest design stories of 2019 are also design failures (Curbed)

Publishing Industry News (Door County Pulse)

Uptown Radio Interview (Uptown Radio)

Library puts disabled on a shelf, suit says (Queens Chronicle)

November

Queens Library’s LIC Jewel at Center of Class Action Lawsuit (NY 1)

Hunters Point Library hit with lawsuit over accessibility issues (Curbed)

Lack Of Handicap Accessibility At Flashy New Hunters Point Library Sparks Lawsuit (Gothamist)

LIC Resident Sues Queens Public Library, Says New $41M Hunters Point Library Not ADA Accessible (LIC Post)

Lessons From NYC’s First Ever Early Voting: Don’t Use Schools, Make Sure Sites Are Accessible (Gothamist)

Texting 911 service to help the deaf may start in NYC next summer after years of delays (NY Daily News)

October

Surge in Lawsuits by Small Group of New Yorkers with Disabilities Draws Scrutiny (NY1)

Unprepared: How People with Disabilities Paved the Way for Emergency Preparedness in NYC (Disability INC.)

NYC Introduces Voter Guides In American Sign Language (Patch)

September

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, September 30 2019 (Gotham Gazette)

Queens Lawmakers On The Move Sept. 17, 2019 (Queens County Politics)

Workers with disabilities face challenges getting hired — here’s how to ace the interview (NY Post)

Speaker Corey Johnson And City Council Release Report On Zoning Tools To Speed Up ADA Accessibility In The New York City Subway (Patch)

Mayor de Blasio Administration Announces Kickoff Of National Voter Registration Day (Harlem World)

August

Borough President Blames MTA for Transit Inequity in East New York (NY1)

Where the sidewalk ends for disabled New Yorkers (City & State)

Attorneys in MTA Disability Discrimination Suit Seek Mediation (NY1)

July

NYC to improve sidewalks for disabled groups, settlement rules (Smart Cities Dive)

City to make more sidewalk curbs accessible (Crain’s New York Business)

United Spinal Association & New York City Disability Advocates Secure Landmark Victory To Make Every Street Corner In Every Borough Wheelchair Accessible (TheStreet)

Budget Cuts May Threaten Consumer-Directed Care Program |

Recortes al Presupuesto pudieran amenazar al Programa de Asistencia Personal Dirigido por el Consumidor (Public News Service)

New York City Is Still a Disaster for the Disabled (New York – Intelligencer)

‘A long way to go’: A look at the MTA’s ‘accessibility desert’ in Bronx and Brooklyn (News 12)

Inaccessible subway platforms make tough trips for New Yorkers with disabilities (News 12)

June 

Long-Range Study Considers Health for “All of Us” (Public News Service)

Estudio de Largo Alcance Considera la Salud para “Todos Nosotros” (Public News Service)

Disability community wins ruling in fight for subway access (Workers World)

Subway station accessibility lawsuit against MTA can proceed (amNewYork)

Disability groups win big in court as human rights lawsuit against MTA moves towards trial (NY Daily News)

Judge: Lawsuit against MTA over lack of subway elevators can move forward (ABC7)

Juez da luz verde a juicio contra MTA por acceso de discapacitados al Subway (El Diario)

Judge Denies MTA’s Attempt to Drop Elevator Lawsuit (CBS New York)

Disability Advocates Rally Ahead Of Court Hearing On Subway Access Lawsuit (CBS New York)

Accessibility advocates sue MTA over elevators (Pix 11)

May

Judge Tells MTA To Find Money For More Subway Elevators: ‘You Find It For Other Things’ (Gothamist)

To make a more accessible city, turn to the sidewalk (Smart Cities Dive)

Disability Advocates Rally For Subway Elevators As Ruling Postponed (WCBS Radio)

For New Yorkers With Disabilities, The MTA Has Always Been A Problem (Forbes)

Disability-Rights Advocates Sue MTA for Accessibility

| Defensores de los Derechos de Discapacitados demandan a la MTA por mala accesibilidad

(Public News Service)

April

For wheelchair users in the city, cooking is complicated (NY Table)

Going Up: Long Fight Over Subway Elevators Doubles Price Tag (The City)

New MTA Plan to Put Disabled Riders on Taxis is Off to a Rocky Start, Users Say (City Limits)

March

Settlement Paves Way for Accessible NYC Streets |

Un acuerdo allana el camino y logra calles accesibles en NY (Public News Service)

City will make sidewalks more accessible as part of legal settlement (Politico – behind a paywall)

Judge rules MTA must install elevators as part of renovations, under federal disabilities act (Politico)

February

Victory for New Yorkers with Disabilities |

Victoria de los Neoyorquinos con Discapacidades (Public News Service)

What to know about searching for a NYC apartment if you have mobility issues (Brick Underground)

January

Accessibility Advocates Rally Over Mother’s Death on Subway Stairs (CityLab)

New Yorkers Demand Action after Malaysia Goodson Died in Subway Fall (NowThis)

Best photographs of the day (The Guardian)

New York subway: new demand for accessibility after young mother’s death (The Guardian)

A Young Woman Fell and Died Trying to Carry Her Baby’s Stroller In a Subway Station With No Elevator (Jezebel)

December

Her Addictions Made Her a Great Fit for the Job (New York Times)

 
November

Access-A-Ride users face bigger MTA fare hike than MetroCard commuters (NY Daily News)

Revelations in a Wheelchair (New York Times)

Transit Chief Weighs in on the Subways and Buses (WNYC)

Uber expanding third-party use for wheelchair accessibility (amNewYork)

Subway Riders With Wheelchairs Demand Elevator Fix (NBC New York)

70 Steps Are Too Many! Locals Renew Call On MTA To Install Elevator at 7th Ave F/G Station (Bklyner)

Park Slope Demands Accessible Subway Station (Patch)

Can Voters with Disabilities Get in the Door? (WNYC)

 

October

Our Fair City (Urban Omnibus)

Progress on Voting Access for NYers with Disabilities

Avances en el acceso a votar para NYkinos con discapacidades (Public News Service)

 

September

MTA Gets Rare Praise for Its Paratransit Service (WNYC)

 

August

Transit ‘lockbox’ bill sitting on Cuomo’s desk to be signed (NY Daily News)

Access-A-Ride or ‘Stress-A-Ride?’ MTA Service Needs Overhaul, Users Say (City Limits)

Advocates demand ADA-compliance at more Bronx subway stations (News 12 the Bronx)

Pols: Elevator Needs at Mosholu Pkwy. Station (Norwood News)

 
July

Accessibility and the MTA (Lights at the End of the Tunnel podcast)

Inside City Hall: Getting Access (NY1)

 
June

In Your Opinion: Senate must pass restrictions on drug formulary changes (The Daily Star)

Ensuring Poll Access for Disabled Voters Still a Big Problem (WhoWhatWhy.org)

May

No consensus among Democrats, advocates on ‘aid in dying’ bill (POLITICO Pro) – article is behind a paywall

New York Patients Are Being Forced Off Prescribed Medications During the Plan Year, Providing A Need for New Legislation to Fix the Problem (Business Wire)

April
March

Morning Show (WBAI)

February

Albany Asked to Boost Funding for Independent-Living Centers

Piden a Albany aumentar fondos para Centros de Vida Independiente (Public News Service)

January 

NYC subway elevators need an urgent lift (amNewYork)

In New Proposed Subway Elevators, Some See a Terrorism Risk (New York Times)

In Battle Over FiDi Subway Elevators, Advocates for Disabled Win the Day (The Tribeca Trib)

Flaws Cited in MTA Program for Disabled Travelers (Wall Street Journal)

New subway station’s elevators keep breaking down (Fox 5 News)

New & Improved Bay Ridge Subway Station Still Excludes Disabled New Yorkers (Gothamist)

BAY RIDGE R TRAIN STOP REOPENS WITH UPGRADES (NY1)

Bay Ridge Avenue R Station Opens Without Accessibility For Disabled (Kings County Politics)

For the Disabled, New York’s Sidewalks Are an Obstacle Course (New York Times)

Fight to improve New York City sidewalks for disabled heads to court (New York Daily News)

Subway accessibility issues highlighted by officials who pledged stair-free commutes (AMNY)

Hurricanes Highlight Needs of the Disabled (Public News Service)

DOT Fails to Meet Federal Standards for Disabled After $243M Spent: Report (DNA Info)

If You Can’t Take the Stairs, Only 23 Percent of Subway Stations Are Accessible — on a Good Day (StreetsBlog NYC)

Medicaid “Optional” Benefits in Peril (Public News Service)

What an article about a family with multiple generations of disability teaches (Washington Post)

A class action lawsuit claims that New York’s subway system breaks the law (Time Out New York)

Major Subway Makeover Is Making Lives Miserable (CBS New York)

Under Settlement, City Shelters Will Do More for the Disabled (New York Times)

Morning Show (WBAI)

Disability Advocates Sue MTA Over Subway Elevator Outages (New York Law Journal)

Lawsuits Call for Subway System to be More Accessible for People with Disabilities (New York 1)

Lawsuits Demand MTA Accessibility Plan (Public News Service)

MTA hit with lawsuits over discrimination against disabled riders (amNewYork)

MTA sued for failing to fix subway stations that deny access to disabled people (New York Daily News)

NY1 Online: Fighting for a Better System

NYC Taxi Passengers Shortchanged (NBC)

MTA to Expand Use of Mobile App for Disabled Riders Amid Complaints (DNA Info)

MTA Board Shuts Down Disabled Riders’ Complaints About Access-a-Ride (DNA Info)

Push to Override Medicaid Therapy Visit Cap (Capital Tonight)

NYC subway system makes commuting hell for disabled people: suit (NY Post)

New York City subway faces two lawsuits over disabled access (Reuters)

New York City’s Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups Say (New York Times)

Suing for Subway Access (WNYC)

The Lawsuits Over NYC’s Subway Inaccessibility Are Long Overdue (the Atlantic/CityLab)

Medicaid Cuts Mean Less Independence for People with Disabilities (Public News Service)

ACA Repeal Called “Devasting” for People with Disabilities (Public News Services)

Public News Service: Changes in Washington Raise Concerns for People with Disabilities

Brick Underground: What it’s like to navigate NYC with a disability

CBS NY: Advocates for People with Disabilities Sue City Over Defective Curb Cuts

NY Daily News: MTA’s Access-a-Ride paratransit service slammed as unreliable by audit

NY Times: As shelter population surges, housing for disabled comes up short

Public News Service: Consumer Advocates Challenge Huge Insurance Merger

Public News Service: People with Disabilities: NYC Failing Us

NY Times: From Nursing Home to Own Home

NY Times: Steven Banks was hired to stem New York’s Homeless Crisis

Pix11: Access-a-Ride routinely fails NYC’s disabled, senior residents who need pick-up

Public News Service: Deadline Approaches for Insurance Increases

The Hechinger Report: Eligible but got nothing: Hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities blocked from college aid

Village Voice: Access-A-Ride Costs Exploding

Wall Street Journal: MTA’s Access-A-Ride Program Fails Disabled Passengers, Audit Says

WNYC News: NYS Board of Elections and DMV Sued for Discrimination

WNYC News: Nursing home owner in de Blasio investigation flouted state rules that protect patients

NY1: Coalition of Riders and Drivers, “Taxis for All” Slams Uber Over a Lack of Accessibility for the Disabled
January 2016

NY Times: Finding Solutions Beyond Homeless Shelters
January 2016

Wall Street Journal: Readers Sound Off on NYC’s Graduation Rates
January 2016

El Diario: Discussing proposal to send texts to 911 [in Spanish]
February 2016

News12: Riders demand elevator at Parkchester subway station
March 2016

City & State: NYC nursing homes forcing residents into homeless shelters
April 2016

Crain’s New York Business: State launches $2 billion coordinated care plan for people with disabilities
May 2016

WNYC Brian Lehrer Show: Interview with Susan Dooha

am-NY: Disability access improvement to NYC Subways and Taxis Sought
October 12, 2014

WDTV.com: Disability Advocate Speaks About Importance of Fair Housing for Disabled
October 2, 2014

Stories related to Emergency Preparedness Lawsuit Settlement

Settlement Press Release – September 30, 2014

Forum News Group: Settlement paves way for disabled
October 12,2014

WNYC: City Revamps Emergency Plan for People With Disabilities
September 30, 2014

AP News Wire:  Deal Reached to Help Disabled People in Disasters
October 1, 2014

New York Times: New York City to Alter Preparations for Disabled in Disasters
September 30, 2014

Public News Service:  Future NY Disaster Plans: Less “Life-and-Death Guesswork”
September 30, 2014

New York Law Journal: City Settles Litigation Over Disaster Preparedness
October 1, 2014

CBS New York: Settlement Reached To Aid NYC Residents With Disabilities In Disasters
October 1, 2014

Stories Related to Curb Cut Documents Here

Stories Related to Taxi Case

BIG WIN – JUDGE AFFIRMS TAXI DEAL FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 9-16-14

Press Release: Sen. Savino, AM Kavanagh, CM Rosenthal Announce Enactment of Legislation to Make 1,000 Additional New Yorkers with Disabilities Eligible for Rent Freeze
July 24, 2014

Public Advocate Letitia James Announces Report on Improving Voting Access for People with Disabilities (The Bronx Chronicle)
July 23, 2014

Letitia James: Poll Sites Plagued by Problems for Disabled Voters (Daily News)
July 23, 2014

Disability Access Lagging at Polling Places (WNYC)
July 23, 2014

Press Release: Public Advocate and CIDNY Release Report on Improving Voter Access (Public Advocate Office)
July 23, 2014

Expanded Rent Freeze for Vets, NYers with Disabilities Gets Nod (Public News Service)
June 19, 2014

Savino, Kavanagh, Advocates Hail Agreement to Make Many More New Yorkers with Disabilities Eligible for Rent Increase Exemption

(Brian Kavanagh Press Office)
June 19, 2014

Susan Dooha, Executive Director at CIDNY, on Housing Issues for People with Disabilities in New York City (BronxNet)
June 17, 2014

Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action in the NYC Taxi Case (doc) (DRA)
June 17, 2014

New Yorkers “Need” Rx Choice (Public News Service)
June 12, 2014

CIDNY Joins Disability Coalition in Supporting Community First Choice (Press Release)
June 11, 2014

Kavanagh, Savino, and Advocates Call for Passage of Bill Making More Tenants with Disabilities Eligible for Rent Increase Exemption Before Legislature Adjourns June 19th
June 11, 2014

Health Advocates Look to Close Mail-Order Loophole (Times Union)
May 21, 2014

Disability Community Wins Against City’s Appeal in Voting Rights Case (See Court’s Opinion Order)
May 14,2014

New York Curbs Medical Bills Containing Surprises (New York Times)
March 30, 2014

Cuomo Administration Pushes for Out-of-Network Billing Protection (Legislative Gazette)
March 25, 2014

NY Aims to Stop “Surprise” Out-of-Network Bills for Thousands (Public News Service)
March 24, 2014

 

New York Needs Law to Prevent ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills (LoHud)
March 24, 2014

Advocates: Pass Law Protecting Surprise Medical Bills (Star Gazette)
March 24, 2014

Lawsky Pushes Out-of-Network Insurance Protections (Capitol Confidential)
March 24, 2014

Superintendent Lawsky Sends Letter to Legislature Urging Passage of Legislation In State Budget to Protect Consumers from Surprise Out-of-Network Bills (Insurance News)
March 24, 2014

Advocates: Pass Law Protecting Surprise Medical Costs (LoHud)
March 24, 2014

Superintendent Lawsky Urges Legislation to Protect Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills (Long Island Exchange)
March 24, 2014

New York City Developer Accused in Disabled-Access Suit (WSJ)
March 17, 2014

Assembly Passes Kavanagh Bill Allowing Teens to Pre-Register to Vote (Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh)
March 10, 2014

NYFAHC Press Conference: Advocates Press for Limits on Surprise Medical Bills (WNYT)
February 28, 2014

Press Statement on Out of Network Coverage (New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage)
January 28, 2014

Stories Related to E-Prep Lawsuit Here

CIDNY’s Statement on E-Prep Case 
November 7, 2013

Bronx Disabled Voters Mixed on Polling Machines (NY Daily News)
October 31, 2013

City’s Residents had Elevated Needs After Storm (NY1)
October 31, 2013

Shelter From the Storms (NYT)
October 28, 2013

What we did and didn’t learn from Sandy (CBS)
October 28, 2013

10 Essential Tips for Getting Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act (DNA Info)
September 30, 2013

Polls About to Open – but not for all (The New York World)
September 8, 2013

NYC Brings Back old Lever-Style Voting Machines (Associated Press)
August 30, 2013

NY Ready to Help Consumers Find Best Deal Under Obamacare (Public News Service)
July 25, 2013

Cuomo Silent on Votes by Lever (NYT)
June 27, 2013

Whopper NY Legislative Bill – Seeking Funding Relief (Public News Service)
June 14, 2013

Cuomo seeks ‘surprise bill’ Rx (Times Union)
June 10, 2013

NY Hopes Barcode Wristband Will Help Track Disaster Evacuees (WNYC)
June 5, 2013

City Storm Plan Gets Push from Speaker Quinn (WSJ)
June 5, 2013

DOJ Says NYC “Not Ready” to Protect Disabled in Disasters (Public News Service)
May 14, 2013

Storm Plans for Disable are Inadequate, U.S. Says (NYT)
May 10, 2013

Ready, Willing, and Disabled: Employment and Healthcare (CUNY News Service)
April 30, 2013

Adult Daycares: Unregulated and High Profit (WNYC)
April 17, 2013

Hurricane Sandy Lawsuit Testimony Ends (New Mobility)
April 1, 2013

Officials Testify No Disaster Plans for the Disabled (WNYC)
March 19, 2013

Advocates for the Disabled Seek Outside Law Expert to Examine NYC Disaster-Response Procedures (The New York Law Journal)
March 12, 2013

City: Planning for Disasters Not Just Government Responsibility (Survival Help Center)
March 12, 2013

Success of State Medicaid Shift for Elderly, Disabled is in the Eye of the Beholder (WNYC)
January 31, 2013

Special-needs Registries Saved Lives During Sandy, but not in NYC (The New York World)
January 16, 2013

Special-needs Registries Saved Lives During Sandy, but not in NYC (WNYC)
January 16, 2013

“High Concentrations” of NY’ers with Disabilities Live in Flood Zones (Public News Service)
January 16, 2013

Broken Elevators Keeps Elderly Tenants Stranded Months After the Storm (NY1 for You)
January 10, 2013

Cuomo Urged to “Clear Red Tape” for New Yorker’s Seeking Food Help in 2012 (Public News Service)
December 23, 2011

Barriers Keep Many Disabled New Yorkers Trapped in Poverty (Gotham Gazette)
November 15, 2011

United Healthcare Opens Queens ‘Superstore’ (Crain’s New York Business)
November 2, 2011

The Disabled Deserve Taxis, too (NY Daily News)
November 1, 2011

Allan Goldstien Challenging Differences (NYU Poly)
October 19, 2011

CIDNY Comments on NYC Neglect of Disabled New Yorkers During Emergency Disasters (WBAI)
September 28, 2011

Disabled Woman’s Experience at Hurricane Shelter Sparks Lawsuit (NY1 for You)
September 27, 2011

Bloomberg’s “Irene Preps” Provoke Federal Discrimination Suit (Public News Service)
September 26, 2011

NYC disaster plan ignores disabled people (Reuters)
September 26, 2011

Press Release: Mayor Bloomberg Sued for Neglect of Disabled New Yorkers  During Emergency (Disability Rights Advocates)
September 26, 2011

Wheelchair User Turned Away From Storm Evacuation Center (NY1 for You)
September 1, 2011

“Access Issues” at Some Hurricane Irene Evacuation Shelters (Public News Service)
August 30, 2011

Disability Matters (City Limits)
July 26, 2011

NY Senate will Consider Health Exchange Bill in Two Months (Crain’s New York Business)
June 29, 2011

State Focused Health Care News: Where the Rubber Meets the Road (Public News Service)
June 21, 2011

By Session’s end, NY Needs External Review Bill (Crain’s New York Business)
June 20, 2011

Letter to the Editor on New York City Taxi Project (Able)    
June 1, 2011

Too Much Choice Clouds Options (Times Union)
April 25, 2011

Income-Based Subsidies are Fair (Times Union)
April 24, 2011

Transition Fair (El Correo) 
April 15, 2011

Medicaid Cuts (NYNC)
March 14, 2011

City’s Special Ed Students Being Short Changed of Legal Mandate (Daily News)
March 3, 2011

Press Release: Out of School and Unprepared (Arise Coalition)
March 2, 2011

Government Budget Receives Mixed Reactions (Able)
March 1, 2011

House Votes to Repeal Health Care Reform (Able) 
March 1, 2011

State Holds Medicaid Redesign Hearings (Able)
March 1, 2011

Medicaid Push Back Begins
 (Capital Tonight YNN)
February 25, 2011

Press Release: Disability Rights Community Stunned by Surprise Early Vote on Health Care (New York Association on Independent Living)
February 24, 2011

Those with Disabilities Deserve Right to Vote in All Elections 
(LoHud)
February 20, 2011

Memo to Veto A3093B
 (Election Weekly)
February 17, 2011

49 Suggestions for Cutting Billions in State Medicaid Cost (NYT)
February 15, 2011

Polling Sites Rife with Access Barriers (Able)
February 1, 2011

VESID Name and Reach Change
 (Able)
February 1, 2011

Medicaid savings seen in managed long-term care
 (Crain’s New York Business)
January 31, 2011

Medicaid Review Team (NYNC)
January 26, 2011

Disability Advocates MRT Proposals May Launch Lawsuits (Crain’s New York Business)
January 25, 2011

NY State Legislature Says Equal Rights Too Expensive (Examiner)
January 17, 2011

Medicaid Redesign Input Not Limited to 27 (Capital Tonight YNN)
January 14, 2011

Managed Care Cuts Can Cut Cost (Crain’s New York Business)
January 14, 2011

Group Demand Withdrawal of Medicaid Fraud Lawsuit (NYT)
January 14, 2011

Collins Calls for Fewer Medicaid Benefits (Buffalo News)
January 12, 2011

Emergency Health Care Issues for 2011 (MetroHealthcare.org)
January 9, 2011

Press Release: Disability Advocates’ Budget Proposals (New York Association on Independent Living)
January 7, 2011

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