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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office, NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Calls President’s Deficit Plan ‘Class Warfare’

Saying “We can’t just cut our way out of this hole,” President Barack Obama is calling for $1.5 trillion in new taxes as part of a 10-year deficit reduction package totaling more than $3 trillion.

09/19/2011

SPRYE Board of Directors (credit: SPRYE)

Stories From Main Street: Senior-Friendly Living In Rye, NY

You’ve got a friend in Rye if you’re getting along in years at SPRYE – Staying Put in Rye and Environs.

09/19/2011

Maxim Healthcare Systems Logo

Multistate Settlement Reached In Medicaid Fraud Case

A New Jersey man, Richard West, filed a whistleblower complaint against Maxim Healthcare Systems after figuring out he’d been overbilled.

09/12/2011

The seal of Rockland County

Rockland County Takes Out $40 Million Emergency Loan

Rockland County is taking out an emergency loan to pay its bills.

09/12/2011

Former New York Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: AP Photo)

Former Sen. Espada’s Bronx Clinic To Lose Medicaid

In a letter to Soundview’s chairman, health officials say Comprehensive Community Development Corp., also known as Soundview, has no compliance program as required to verify claims and costs. It will revoke Medicaid eligibility Sept. 12.

08/11/2011

Former New York Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: AP Photo)

Sources: Ex-Sen. Espada’s Soundview Health Clinics To Lose All State Funding

Sources inside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration said that an investigation by the office of the Medicaid inspector general have turned up repeated violations of law that could deprive Soundview Health Clinics of all Medicaid funding.

08/08/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Amends His NY Budget For Medicaid, Schools

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday amended his proposed budget to incorporate Medicaid funding cuts and policy changes recommended by a task force that reviewed the program and to reflect some future economic optimism.

03/03/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo’s Medicaid Reform Task Force Hits Target

The goal of the overhaul is to move nearly every one of the state’s 4.7 million recipients of the government healthcare program to managed care in three years, ending the use of hospital emergency rooms that drive up costs.

02/25/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie Hosts First Town Hall Since Budget

Christie goes to West Deptford after presenting a $29.4 billion budget that would require the Democratic-controlled Legislature to enact major changes to public employees’ pension and health benefits.

02/24/2011

Governor Chris Christie  (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Gov. Christie Delivers Ultimatum In Staunch Budget Speech

Chris Christie’s second annual state budget address will likely ruffle feathers and bolster his reputation among his supporters as a fiscal conservative.

02/22/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie’s Budget Expected To Include Medicaid Cuts

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be unveiling his budget next week, and it seems inevitable that he plans on making cuts in Medicaid, the program that helps the poor get medical services.

02/17/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo Strikes First At NY Special Interests

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made the first strike in the fight over his budget proposal with an attack on the special interests that will try to get the Legislature to block his spending cuts.

02/02/2011

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

AP Source: Cuomo Weighs School Aid, Medicaid Cuts

Sources tell The Associated Press that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering cuts of 2 to 3 percent in school aid and in Medicaid, while proposing as many as 10,000 state layoffs.

01/31/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo walks in the Hall of Governors at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Gov. Cuomo Livid About ‘Sham’ Budget Process

There was a dramatic revelation from Gov. Cuomo on Monday – there have been secret budget rules that for decades have padded funding for special interests and helped push state finances into the red.

01/31/2011

Cigarette smoking

Conn. Coalition Seeks Smoking Help For Needy

An anti-smoking organization is pushing for Connecticut’s Medicaid program to offer services that help needy clients kick the habit.

01/30/2011

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