NY's Budget Director

Friday, January 25, 2013

Governor Cuomo unveiled his 2013 budget this week, which included pension reform, gambling revenue, and more. Robert Megna, New York State budget director, talks about the governor's proposed budget and the Cuomo administration's efforts to balance economic recovery and fiscal resposibility.


Robert Megna

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As one of the beans that just got counted -- out, as it happens, I just lost medicaid coverage for having too large an income -- not enough, of course, to cover even health maintenance, what I used I had, what this man says doesn't make sense from one sentence to the next... to me at least. You seem to understand it when you talk about paying 'others emergencies' with taxpayer dollars -- and I'm one of those beans too.

Jan. 25 2013 10:46 AM

Why is the budget for the DEC always being savaged particularly at a time when compliance is at its lowest levels with regard to risk to our health in NYS. Who is going to assure the fracking companies really are operating safely. We do not need the health effects such as in Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming.

Increase farming with respect to the drought in the West. We should be able to supplement the nation's food supply, that is if we don't poison the land and water first.

Jan. 25 2013 10:41 AM

NY state putting more and more folks into "managed care"
result>>> substance abuse adicts, being approved for rehab ...for 3 days..
time to get a physical exam, find a bed, do an intake interview and push them out the door.... good luck with that

Jan. 25 2013 10:40 AM
Joe from Manhattan

How is NY State "making government smaller and more efficient" as he said today, in regard to controlling and regulating the special ed atrocities as reported in the NY Times by Danny Hakim in the past 2 years, NY State employees who abuse these kids and adults?

Jan. 25 2013 10:34 AM

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