Archive February 2020

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Counties Urge State Leaders to Reject a $1.5 Billion Grab from Local Taxpayers

Today, county leaders are unanimously calling on State lawmakers to reject a budget proposal that would shift up to $1.5 billion from counties to the state general fund.

Counties Call for Federal Funds to Combat Spread of Novel Coronavirus

County health officials are on the front lines of preparing communities.

Counties Ask State to Keep the Local Medicaid Cap

The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) is calling on State Lawmakers to reject efforts to require local taxpayers to fund new Medicaid costs.  

#KeeptheCap Blog: The Effort Moves to the Legislature

Now that the budget is set, it’s up to the legislature to protect local taxpayers and keep the cap on local Medicaid costs. 

New York Counties to Legislature: Keep the Cap

County officials convene for advocacy day at the State Capitol