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Upstate members introduce fix for rural hospitals

Some upstate hospitals may see some relief after a bipartisan bill introduced by three New York members of Congress attempts to clear up some bureaucratic confusion. Many hospitals across upstate don’t see enough patients to survive on their own. So, they receive what’s called a Volume Decrease Adjustment from Medicaid and Medicare payments in order…

By vaughngolden July 12, 2019 0

Brindisi introduces bill to eliminate automatic pay raises for Congress

The House of Representatives won’t be getting a pay raise this year, after freshmen Democrats, including Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) protested to leadership. Now, Brindisi and a bipartisan group of representatives are taking it a step further. Brindisi has introduced a bill to permanently eliminate the mechanism that raises Congress’ pay each year. Download the…

By vaughngolden June 13, 2019 0