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NY health chief to testify at budget hearing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state's health commissioner will testify before a legislative hearing on Medicaid and health issues. Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah will speak Monday when the state...
The state’s health commissioner is scheduled to testify before the legislative fiscal committees this morning and he’s sure to be asked about a long delayed health study on hydrofracking. Dr. Nirav Shah, who was appointed by Governor...
Governor Cuomo has been taking credit for a $2 billion budget surplus in his new spending plan. But critics say that claim is not entirely accurate, because the windfall does not actually materialize for another two years, and only if certain...
The Joint Landowners Coalition of New York is demanding the release of the state’s environmental impact study on hydraulic fracturing. The landowners are threatening to take legal action if the state doesn’t release the report. The...
The stakeholders praised Governor Cuomo’s proposal to downsize state psychiatric facilities and redirect those funds to local community mental health systems. Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director of the New York Association of Psychiatric...
NY troopers watchful over Super Bowl weekend ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state police will be watching out for drunk and distracted drivers over the Super Bowl weekend. The statewide crackdown on DWI and texting-while-driving violators starts...