Budget

Stimulus Aid Boosts Agencies

02/18/2009
Assistant Managing Editor
The $24.6 billion in federal aid for New York, which will cover Medicaid reimbursement as well as spending on education and transportation, will offer a reprieve, if only temporary, of devastating cuts to hospitals and nursing homes. With the state spending less on Medicaid, money will be freed up to keep nonprofit workers on the payroll. “We have a two-year reprieve, and hopefully in that period of time the economy will perk up,” said Ron Soloway, UJA-Federation’s lobbyist in Albany.

With Israel Elections Looming, U.S. Faces No-Win Choices

01/01/1999
Washington Correspondent
President Bill Clinton and his Mideast team may be getting what they want as Israel moves toward early elections that could prematurely end the reign of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Capitol: High Stakes in Budget Battle

04/12/2007
Washington Correspondent
High Stakes in Budget Battle
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