School’s Out for Freshman Legislator

It was an extraordinary first session for Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou. Niou joined Poozer Politics to reflect on her first year as a member of the Assembly and talked about the personal toll of the late budget, her approach to the legislative process and accomplishments for her constituents. She also explored the challenge of delegating power … Continue reading “School’s Out for Freshman Legislator”

EXTRA EXTRA: Medicaid Monte in New York

Bill Hammond thought he was out, but he got pulled back into Poozer Politics. For this emergency episode, Hammond provided analysis of a proposed amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would shift the Medicaid burden in New York. He shed light on a  version of this proposal from former-Gov. Mario Cuomo, provided … Continue reading “EXTRA EXTRA: Medicaid Monte in New York”

Diagnosing New York

Bill Hammond is the director of health policy for the Empire Center for Public Policy. He came on the show to talk about the impact of the American Health Care Act on New York, with a focus on shifting costs and changes in coverage. Bill also highlighted the challenges of implementing single-payer health insurance, benefits … Continue reading “Diagnosing New York”