The new state budget

The positives in New York’s enacted FY2018 budget make up a pretty short list—while the negatives are in some respects worse than usual. Click the link above to read the Empire Center’s analysis of issues related to the new state budget.

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NY to keep longer ACA signup

New York is planning to demur from some of the Trump administration’s rule changes for Obamacare, including its much shorter enrollment window.

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A free hand on healthcare capital

A new allocation of $500 million in capital funding for healthcare providers comes with a lack of procedural controls or clarity of purpose.

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Cuomo’s thought-free tuition offer

Governor Andrew Cuomo's "free" tuition plan bore all the earmarks of having been hastily reverse-engineered from a campaign slogan.

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