Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget consolidates 89 public health programs into six funding categories — and then cuts the funding by 10 percent. Officials from health-related nonprofits will discuss the potential impact in an Editorial Spotlight discussion at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Joining the Editorial Board are:– Julianne Hart, American Heart Association. – Michael Seilback, American Lung Association. – Blair Horner, American Cancer Society.
To view the session, go to lohud.com/editorialspotlight; to submit a question or comment during the live session, engage the “CoverItLive” blogging feature.
Above: Blair Horner, right, of the American Cancer Society of New York and New Jersey. (Photo by Melissa Elian/The Journal News)