Schumer pushing to help disabled people live more independently

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is pushing for legislation that would help individuals with disabilities live more independently.

Schumer was at the Southern Tier Independence Center in Binghamton yesterday, and is calling on Congress to pass the Disability Integration Act.

The legislation would make sure that any individual who is eligible for institutional care must also be given the option to receive the same care at home or in a setting of their choosing. 

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