On February 25th, 2009, Senator Duane addressed the Health Care Association of New York State at their annual Legislative Advocacy Day. Senator Duane voiced his support for applying FMAP dollars towards home health services, saying, "We are in tough times, but sledgehammer cuts are a terrible idea. When it comes to FMAP dollars, my job will be to make sure that we get to keep those dollars where they need to be."
The committee will consider the following nominations:
Michael Fassler, Public Health Council Anderson Torres, State Hospital Review & Planning Council Ingrid M. Allard, MD, Minority Health Council Richard D. Milone, MD, Administrative Review Board for Professional Medical Conduct
CAPITAL REGION — As a psychologist, Steven Reisner believes his job is “to do good . . . to improve human welfare.”
Now, as a co-founder of the grassroots organization New York Campaign Against Torture, Reisner is pushing for the passage of legislation that would prohibit any licensed New York health professional from participating in interrogations or “improper treatment” of prisoners.
A group of West Side advocates staged a funeral procession down Ninth Ave. in Hell’s Kitchen over the weekend to memorialize the pedestrians killed by vehicles on the high-traffic street in recent years.