2014-09-25 / Letters to the Editor
Opposed to Mandates; Vote for Astorino
To the Editor, In Putnam's most recent budget statement, County Executive Odell laid out how $73.10 out of every hundred county dollars goes to government mandated programs. The biggest cut goes to Medicaid, of which New York has the largest mandate in the country. New Yorkers cover 15% of Medicaid costs, almost twice as much as the next state.