Senator Krueger Praises Senate for Restoring $1.2 Billion to Health Budget and Moving New York Towards Primary & Preventive Care Model

Liz Krueger

April 03, 2009

(Albany, NY) – Senator Liz Krueger praised the New York State Senate for passing its healthcare budget today and for restoring more than $1.2 billion of the proposed $3.3 billion worth of cuts in the Executive budget.


“As the Senator who represents what’s often referred to as bed pan alley I am especially pleased with the healthcare budget that was passed today,” said Senator Krueger.  “In the face of one of the worst economic crises in decades the Senate was able to pass a healthcare budget which will cut costs without compromising peoples’ well being.  I am confident that a number of the investments made in this budget will lead to better long-term healthcare for New Yorkers”

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