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Government Affairs Albany Update

March 12, 1999

Third in the Thought You'd Like to Know Series

The Business Council has initiated a "Thought You'd Like to Know" series which will periodically look at the health care financing system from a business perspective.

The third in the series was released this week. It deals with dispelling the myth that graduate medical education taxes paid by business lead to more biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Assembly "Superfund" Package

The State Assembly has introduced several bills that would implement radical changes to New York's hazardous waste cleanup program. These include:

We urge you to contact the bills' sponsors as well as your Assembly representatives to express your opposition to these bills. Contact Ken Pokalsky for more information.