Empire State (NY)



Advocates seeking repeal of New York state Medicaid cap

Advocates for people with disabilities say the cap New York put on Medicaid spending in 2011 doesn’t keep pace with growing health-care needs and they’re urging lawmakers to finally repeal it. SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin reports on the issue.



New York State Urged to Pass Wealth Tax

SBN News Director Steve Lubetkin reports on how New York lawmakers and community activists are calling on New York to help eliminate hunger by raising taxes on corporations and the state’s wealthiest residents.




Hometown Military News

A roundup of recent hometown military news stories provided by the Department of Defense.