This edition: James Parrott, Fiscal Policy InstituteTweet
Original tape date: February 25, 2014.
First aired: March 5, 2014.
James Parrott, chief economist and deputy director at the Fiscal Policy Institute, comments on Governor Cuomo's 2014-15 budget. His concerns are: unspecified cuts and their impact; the effect on health care system funding, resulting from the uncertainty surrounding the Federal Medicaid Waiver; and the ongoing freeze to state aid to municipalities.
James Parrott Deputy Director, Chief Economist, Fiscal Policy Institute