Albany, N.Y., January 6— In a letter today to Governor Andrew Cuomo, State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) welcomed the governor’s emphasis on Medicaid reform, offered the area’s cooperation in bringing about a long-overdue restructuring of the system, and pointed to local efforts that have already been successful and could potentially serve
Albany, N.Y., January 10—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C,Big Flats) is encouraging area taxpayers, local leaders, and health care professionals to take advantage of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s invitation to provide direct input on reforming New York’s system of Medicaid.
It’s going to be a pivotal year in New York State government. Here at the start of the 2011 legislative session, that’s one thing most Albany observers already agree on. The challenges have never been greater. Throughout the year ahead, Senator O’Mara will offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and so much more.&
Albany, N.Y., April 28—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) is sponsoring legislation in the Senate (S.4614) to reimburse counties for the cost of purchasing cutting-edge computer software that could help pinpoint cases of Medicaid fraud and other abuses of the system and potentially save state and local taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Many Albany observers agree that it's already been a pivotal year in New York State government. But the challenges have never been greater and there's a heavy workload still facing the State Legislature. Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and much more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."
Elmira, N.Y., October 8—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) strongly criticized today Governor Andrew Cuomo’s statements earlier this week that New York State can’t afford to take over the local cost of Medicaid and alleviate counties of their single-largest state-mandated expense.