TITLE

Labor leaders lash out at Pataki's proposed Medicaid cuts

AUTHOR(S)
Allen, Zita
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;1/27/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that if New York Governor George Pataki's proposed Medicaid cuts are approved, it will have a devastating impact on public and private hospitals, nursing homes, and will leave thousands of healthcare workers unemployed. Pataki offered the cuts as a way of grappling with a multibillion dollar budget gap when he included in his budget plan a series of proposals that seek to raise revenue by hiking campground and motor vehicle registration fees, sanctioning increased city and state university tuition, relying on increased sales taxes and Medicaid cuts.
ACCESSION #
15887941

 

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