The lobbying powerhouse behind two of Gov. Cuomo’s nastiest scandals is back with another big request from Albany. And Cuomo — seemingly determined not to learn from his mistakes — is once again striving to give the group what it wants with the least possible debate or public scrutiny.

It’s a sign that the Greater New York Hospital Association remains one of the governor’s tightest allies, in spite of its central role in his recent troubles.

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Bill Hammond

As the Empire Center’s senior fellow for health policy, Bill Hammond tracks fast-moving developments in New York’s massive health care industry, with a focus on how decisions made in Albany and Washington affect the well-being of patients, providers, taxpayers and the state’s economy.

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