Tag: Family and Children’s Association

Trump’s Repeal Of Obamacare Would Profoundly Impact Long Island

It’s too soon to know what Trump or the incoming Republican Congress will replace Obamacare with, but it’s not too early to discuss what’s at stake: the capability of health care providers and local hospitals to provide adequate coverage for patients, the Island's means of effectively tackling its unremitting heroin epidemic, and the sustainability and future of the region's health care economy overall—which grew by 25,000 jobs since the law was passed, with 218,000 currently employed within the health care industry throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, according to the New York State Department of Labor.

Kids Caught in Crossfire of Nassau County vs. Union Fight, Nonprofit...

The Family and Children's Association is losing a $2 million contract that has helped keep kids out of foster care for the past 20 years and boasts a 98-percent success rate, the group says.