Health care workers and hospitals in the state have launched another television ad in their fight to ward off Governor Paterson’s proposed $1 billion in cuts that’s included in his executive budget.
The powerful coalition of the Greater New York Hospital Association and health care workers’ union SEIU 1199 have had much success beating back Read More
One day after Hillary Clinton stood on the steps of the state capitol and said she'd push for universal health care coverage for "every single American," New York's leading health care unions have launched a television ad blitz with this spot explaining "the need to provide health insurance for every man, woman Read More
The groups opposing Eliot Spitzer’s health care plan are now using the governor’s approach to negotiating: publicly shame your local lawmaker. (Remember Spitzer’s trip to Syracuse?)
1199 and the Greater New York Hospital Association sent this personalized mailing to Queens residents, asking them to “Call State Senator George Onorato and ask Read More
After getting blasted by Eliot Spitzer this morning, 1199 consultant Jennifer Cunningham and Greater New York Hospital Association President Ken Raske defended claims they made in television commercials opposing the governor’s proposed health care spending cuts.
– Azi Paybarah Read More
Eliot Spitzer may have toned down his act recently, but he wasn’t tempering much of anything during his appearance at the Hilton this morning in front of an audience of business leaders at an ABNY breakfast.
Displaying the logos of 1199 and the Greater New York Hospital Association under the headline “guardians Read More
I found this photo last night on the Flickr page set up by Eliot Spitzer’s campaign. It’s from 2005 and but it takes on a certain added poignance now that the governor is about to launch half-million dollars’ worth of ads against 1199 SEIU and the Greater New York Hospitals Read More
The Health Care Education Project, a group formed by 1199 SEIU and the Greater New York Hosptial Association, just put out a campaign-style point-by-point reponse to some of Eliot Spitzer’s comments earlier today about health care.
“We support Governor Spitzer’s desire to reform New York’s health care system, but we think he is going about Read More
Coverage of yesterday’s remarkable exchange between the Clinton and Obama campaigns is here and here.
Hillary may lose the black vote, according to Errol Louis.
Eliot Spitzer has a budget fight on his hands with 1199 SEIU and the Greater New York Hospital Association.
Spitzer may Read More
As part of their ongoing attempt to make the case against Eliot Spitzer’s cutbacks in health care spending, 1199 SEIU and the Greater New York Hospitals Association released a list of reasons not to cut any money from Medicaid.
Among them was this one:
“Medicaid spending has already been controlled.”
– Azi Paybarah Read More
And they’re off …
Crain’s is reporting that the Greater New York Hospital Association and the powerful 1199-SEIU health care workers’ union have finally thrown down the legal gauntlet and sued Governor Pataki to restore $110 million in Medicaid funding.
The lawsuit is the latest volley in a protracted budgetary ping pong game Read More