social services

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New York faces fiscal challenges in 2018, but that has not stopped groups from asking for more money in the new state budget, including agencies that provide care to people with disabilities.

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Suffolk County officials held a hearing on the potential impact of proposed cuts to human services programs in the 2018 federal budget.

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Connecticut has not had a budget since July 1. Since then, Governor Dannel Malloy has been in charge of state spending by executive authority. This has meant a cut in funding to a number of social agencies, including those that provide assistance to people with disabilities.

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Governor Dannel Malloy, D-Conn., says he’s concerned how the state’s nonprofits, like health and human services, could be hurt by Donald Trump’s incoming administration.   

The acting CEO of the embattled Norwalk anti-poverty agency NEON is refuting rumors that the agency is about to close.