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"Look, I understand that the local governments are saying that they’re budgets are tight, and that money is tight. I know it on the state level. We don’t have any revenue sources that are different than revenue sources that are coming into local government. And by the way, the taxpayer feels it too!"
On average, Medicaid accounts for 45 percent of a county's property tax levy in New York. In some counties, tax revenue goes almost entirely to fund Medicaid.
Counties argue that those costs, paired with the state’s new 2-percent property tax cap, are crippling their finances.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation that would lead to a state takeover of Medicaid costs over eight years.