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Need to Reinstate Medicaid Cap

Medicaid is a federal and state program established in 1965 to provide healthcare for people with limited wealth. It is often confused with Medicare, which is a federal program that provides health coverage to people, regardless of wealth, who are 65 and over and to people who are under 65 and who have a disability. […]

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State Property Checks Explained

My office has been getting calls from constituents who are understandably confused about two rebate checks the state has begun to mail to property taxpayers and whether they should expect to receive one, none or both. I want to try to clarify for the public what these checks are and who should receive them. […]

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Conflicting Energy Goals

For years, advocates who self-define as environmentalist have argued that New Yorkers must lessen their reliance on fossil fuels. Their first targets were any facilities that generated electricity by burning coal and, now, as a result of their advocacy, New York has either closed or converted its coal plants to natural gas. […]