Moshe Wiener

Looming New York State Social Service Cuts Could Hurt Neediest

Local Jewish agencies bracing for ‘staggering’ state aid reductions, with programs for aged hardest hit.

Assistant Managing Editor

As state legislators and Gov. David Paterson worked to hammer out a mid-year cut in state spending this week, social service providers were eagerly waiting to see if they would use a scalpel or a chainsaw.

Gov. David Paterson says spending cuts by legislators don’t go far enough. getty images
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