Media Coverage

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo accused the federal government Monday of playing politics with New Yorkers' health care after the state was told it would no longer receive federal funds for community-based health services. Read More

Disabled New Yorkers who rely on state-funded personal care services say they're being unfairly blamed for the state's budget crisis, and are urging a panel tasked with finding cuts to spare a program they say grants them independence. Read More

Every budget year, the City of Yonkers looks to New York State for help and assistance in balancing its budget and finding the additional dollars to prevent layoffs and cuts to both the Yonkers Public Schools and the city services that Yonkers residents deserve and are used to from the fire and police departments and DPW. Read More

The nonprofit group submitted the proposals to a Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team at the Albany Capital Center on Friday. Cuomo appointed the Redesign Team on February 4 to save $2.5 billion by April 1, making up for a massive shortfall in the state budget. Read More

The idea of a "wealth tax" has come up now repeatedly on the national level, with Democratic presidential candidates like Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren calling for an additional tax on the ultra-millionaires and billionaires. Read More

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