With New Yorkers Living Longer, State Budget Feels a Strain

The 19.7 million people living throughout New York State are living longer than ever before — and while that’s great news for them, it’s giving the state’s budget-makers a headache. According to a February 15 Buffalo News article, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli first took longer lifespans into account in September to craft the public plan, estimating that […]