Archive for April, 2012

Healthy NY Is Not Ending. But Services Have Been Cut

April 18, 2012 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

With recent discussions about the federal health insurance mandate; it has become important to take a closer look at how states address the need for affordable health care.  A recent example is the Healthy NY program, which provides uninsured New Yorkers and small business owners with affordable health care. LastRead More

HEAP ends this Friday, 4/13. Don’t Miss Out on Help with Heating Costs

April 9, 2012 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), which assists eligible households with offsetting their heating costs, is scheduled to close Friday, April 13, 2012.  Folks who are interested in receiving a HEAP benefit for this year, or are experiencing a heating-related emergency should apply before April 13, 2012. Click here forRead More

What Happens to My Unemployment Benefits, If I Get Temporary and/or Part-Time Work?

April 4, 2012 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

The unemployment rate in New York (9.2%), is still higher than the national average of 8.7%.  This means  thousands of New Yorkers are having a difficult time finding work or having to settle for part-time or temporary work.  In many cases, part-time or temporary work does not pay enough forRead More