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Sonia Ashe, a direct support assistant at Taconic DDSO, discusses her concerns about the state budget proposal with an aide to State Sen. Sue Serino in the senator's Albany office.

Sonia Ashe, a direct support assistant at Taconic DDSO, discusses her concerns about the state budget proposal with an aide to State Sen. Sue Serino in the senator’s Albany office. At left is Taconic DDSO Local member Tonya Miller. Ashe and Miller were part of a large group of local members to meet with Serino.

CSEA members work for budget fairness
CSEA members have been working hard at urging our state representatives to enact a state budget that is fair to all New Yorkers.
‘We just want to go home’
Read CSEA’s testimony to state legislators on the 2017-18 state budget proposal
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CSEA President Danny Donohue slams Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2017-18 state budget proposal
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From left, Southern Region Vice President Liz Piraino, Southern Region President Billy Riccaldo, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro and State Sen. Sue Serino.

Speaking out for a fair state budget
CSEA Southern Region leaders and activists are speaking out for fairness in the state budget. Today, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro, at podium, and State Sen. Sue Serino, right, appeared with, from left, CSEA Southern Region Vice President Liz Piraino and Southern Region President Billy Riccaldo to speak out against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s New York State budget proposal, specifically the forced local government consolidation effort, in front of the County Office building in Poughkeepsie.




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Central Region activists, from lower left, Don Meenan (in green shirt, back to camera), Don Page and Michael Patterson discuss our budget concerns with State Sen. Joseph Griffo, lower right, back to camera. (Photo by Mark M. Kotzin)

March Work Force: Working for budget fairness
The March Work Force is out! In this edition, we continue our coverage of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget proposal, including testimonials from OPWDD workers about the strain of persistent overtime and understaffing, as well as our members working for budget fairness through visiting their state representatives in their home districts and much more!
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CSEA member Ted Forker cuts electric bill to nearly zero
Watch this video about Ted Forker’s recent decision to go solar with CSEA and American Solar Partners and how it was a game changer for his family!



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CSEA in negotiations with New York State on new contract for 66,000 Executive Branch employees

CSEA is in negotiations with the Cuomo administration on a new contract for 66,000 New York State Executive Branch employees. The current agreement expires March 31. Read full story

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