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.
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.
An anti-smoking organization is pushing for Connecticut’s Medicaid program to offer services that help needy clients kick the habit.
The so-called Medicaid Redesign Team is charged with finding ways to rein in the cost of the program without sacrificing the quality of care. It’s to report back to Cuomo by March 1.
Shah is an internist at Bellevue Hospital Center, associate investigator at the Geisinger Center for Health Research and assistant professor at NYU Langone Medical Center.
A new study by Met Life has found that the cost of nursing homes and assisted living nationwide went up more than twice the rate of inflation in the past year.
Cuomo hearkened to a time past when he said New York state government was considered a model for others. Paladino, meanwhile, said the government didn’t just need tweaking, but a major overhaul.
There were new revelations Tuesday about the mysterious money man behind the purchase of the so-called ground zero mosque, as two high-ranking politicians call for an investigation on the source of the money.