In Forbes today, ATR’s Patrick Gleason has a new article that covers the way in which New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is holding out-of-state volunteer workers financially hostage in and attempt to get more money from the federal government.

“Governor Cuomo’s remarks, in which he referred to the prospect of not taxing out-of-state volunteer health workers as a ‘subsidy,’ indicate that he would reconsider this approach only if the federal government sends more money to New York,” Gleason writes.

This latest ploy – in which Cuomo is using emergency volunteer health workers as a bargaining chip to get more federal aid on top of the more than $7 billion New York received through the CARES Act – is consistent with the Cuomo administration’s long history of corruption and malfeasance with taxpayer dollars.

To read the article in its entirety, click here.