Hochul questions expanding health care regardless of immigration status

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“Advocates are trying to ratchet up support for a bill to expand health care coverage to include more New Yorkers regardless of their immigration status. But Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday signaled she was skeptical of doing so without more money from the federal government. Her comments come as budget watchdogs are warning New York officials against expanding recurring spending. Supporters of the health care proposal contend, however, there can be more flexibility than the governor realizes.”

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