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 background on Medicaid in New York and speculated about the potential winners and losers in the state if the amendment is adopted (Hint: It’s being pushed by upstate members of Congress).
What will 2017 bring for the New York Legislature? Who knows! (And anyone who says they do will probably be wrong)
With that caveat, Evan Stavisky came on the podcast to talk about the impact of November’s elections, possible budget priorities for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and how President-elect Trump’s agenda could affect New York.
Evan also weighed in on the Assembly’s push for a pay raise. Continue reading “Forecasting the 2017 Legislative Session”