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courtesy State Assemblyman Michael Kearns' office

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority has apologized to a man who reportedly was left waiting for a paratransit vehicle for more than an hour after a scheduled pickup. A state lawmaker whose office assisted the individual wants to meet with NFTA officials to prevent it from happening again.


Karen Dewitt

The New York State Senate and Assembly are in agreement on a plan to increase funding for the care of the developmentally disabled.

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the agency that investigates mistreatment of disabled people in state care refused to hand over thousands of records needed to complete a state audit.

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An employee at an Olean facility for the disabled is facing charges for the abuse of a patient.