Agnes McCray, ARISE Board President testing a new voting machine.

Following the 2000 federal election in which some inaccessible and poorly functioning voting machines were used, the federal government mandated that every state buy new accessible voting machines. New York State became the 50th state to meet the federal guidelines …

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a report in April showing that people with disabilities in New York State were having a harder time than most other Americans with disabilities regaining employment opportunity lost during the pandemic. Employment Recovery …

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