Governor Andrew Cuomo

$9 Billion Proposal to Protect NYC from Future Storms

by Associated Press
Large Storm.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants huge electrical transformers hauled to upper floors of commercial buildings, the ability to shutter subways, tunnels and airports from flood waters, and health facility backup power sources placed on higher ground as part of a $9 billion plan to protect New York City from the next superstorm.

Bronx Clinics Could Lose Medicaid Funding

by Claudia Morell
Patients watching the former state senator speak
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A network of health clinics in the Bronx founded by embattled former state senate majority leader Pedro Espada, could be headed for shut down.  Soundview HealthCare Network could reportedly lose millions in Medicaid funding as the state investigates its finances.

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