Connecticut joined Massachusetts, California and Kentucky in filing a lawsuit on Friday challenging the Trump administration’s move to stop $7 billion in federal subsidy payments to health insurers under the Affordable Care Act.
The state’s comptroller is siding with Governor Cuomo over concerns that federal health care cuts will damage New York’s budget, but he says the governor’s budget experts should have saved more money in rainy day funds.
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has called on every New York member of Congress to oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal state and local tax deductions. Schumer says the President’s plan would hurt thousands of Long Islanders.