Galef to Host Healthcare Forum

Sandy Galef, who represents Philipstown in the New York State Assembly, will host a forum on Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Cortlandt Manor to discuss the pros and cons of the proposed New York Health Act, which would create a statewide single-payer health system.

The panel will be Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, who sponsored the legislation; Bill Hammond, director of health policy for the Empire Center for Public Policy; Dr. Thomas Lee, past president of the Westchester Medical Society and Westchester Academy of Medicine; and Dr. Betsy Rosenthal of Physicians for a National Health Program.

The forum begins at 7 p.m. at Cortlandt Town Hall, at 1 Heady St.

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