Community colleges are uneasy as ax hangs over state aid for health benefits

The Legislature’s initial state budget proposals calling for the closing of four community colleges caught many lawmakers off guard. But what largely escaped their attention--the slashing of health benefits across all such institutions--is what concerns community college officials the most, the New York Times. The Senate’s proposed budget would finance only 50 percent of health care costs for community college employees, down from 83 percent currently. The House budget would
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