The Governor has proposed
the consolidation of 39 public health appropriations into
four pools. Funding for each pool would be reduced by 20 percent. This
translates into a reduction of $24.6 million! These reductions will
have an enormous negative impact on maternal and child health programs
throughout New York State. In many cases, the significant damage done
to these important programs will result in insignificant financial
NYSPA protests the cuts that are contained in this NYS Executive Budget Proposal!