In a letter to Gov. David Paterson, CSS’s President, David Jones, urged the State to respond to these economically difficult times by providing vital health coverage for New York’s displaced workers. Arguing that the current economy is as harsh as what New York faced in 2001, Jones specifically asked the State to radically streamline the entry and retention systems for public health insurance coverage. Ultimately, providing this valuable relief would help lessen the impact of the recent failure on Wall Street on New York’s working families.
To read of copy of CSS’s letter to the Governor, please click here: CSS’s Letter to the Governor.