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An investigation of state employees stealing from developmentally disabled people in their care has prompted a call for better oversight by the agency overseeing group homes for the disabled.

from NYS OPWDD website

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Buffalo against Governor Cuomo and the acting commissioner of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities. The litigation seeks to end what is considered a "moratorium" on more residential housing for thousands of adults.


WBFO News photo by Ashley Hassett

Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the historic Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In honor of the occasion, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a proclamation and signed two pieces of legislation.

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Questions remain over the placement of seven high-level sex offenders in a West Seneca neighborhood.