Unfunded mandates. We hear plenty about them in Upstate New York, but what does an unfunded mandate actually look like in real life application? Rick House, Wayne County Administrator, made headlines a couple weeks ago when he said counties are being blamed for something they have no control over. To make matters worse, he says the proposals that have been put forward so far fall short in addressing the issue, which is a program that is simply too expensive.
This week on Episode #224 of Inside the FLX, House discusses the implications of a program that gets more expensive, and forces counties to make difficult decisions.