Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency Chair: Senator Jeffrey D. Klein Public Forum: To examine spending at the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities Place: Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, Room 1920, 19th Floor, New York, New York Time: 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. Contact: Gabriel Paniza (518) 455-3594 Media Contact: Gwen Rocco (718) 822-2049
Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency Chair: Senator Jeffrey Klein Public Forum: Examining spending at the New York State Department of Transportation Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Contact: Gwendolyn Bluemich (518) 455-3598 Media Contact: Gwen Rocco (518) 455-3588 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
The Office of Children and Family Services has increased overtime costs and experienced a drastic spike in worker's compensation claims, according to a report released today by the Independent Democratic Conference.
These startling numbers come as the overall number of youths under OCFS supervision has actually decreased from 983 during this beginning of the 2009-2010 fiscal year, to roughly 700 currently.
Proposal Would Save NY $50 Million; Increase Workplace Safety
The Independent Democratic Conference and Assemblyman Jonathan Bing, (D-Manhattan), today released a common sense plan that would save New York State an estimated $50 million, while at the same time increasing workplace safety in state government.