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NYS budget: Tompkins escapes Medicaid cuts, but future remains unclear

ITHACA, N.Y. — Tompkins County was largely spared as proposals to rein in Medicaid expenditures were mostly avoided in the state budget due to relief provided by federal stimulus measures issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s original budget proposal sought to remove the cap on expenditures counties had to make towards […]