Advocacy and Public Policy News
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsApril Budget Advocacy Action Items!
Now in the final week of April, LeadingAge NY is hearing that health budget discussions are being had more frequently and that funding decisions are likely to be made over the coming days. Please take a moment to contact your legislators with these talking points provided by LeadingAge NY. Your advocacy at this time is critical!
- April 24, 2023
Advocacy and Public Policy News2023 LeadingAge National Lobby Day Recap
As part of the national effort, LeadingAge NY and a group of NY member providers and advocates met with 11 U.S. Senate and House offices in just one afternoon.
- April 21, 2023
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsUrge Legislators to Support Medication Aides in the Nursing Home!
Using talking points developed by LeadingAge NY, please call your State Senator and Assemblymember TODAY, as soon as possible, to urge them to support the authorization of nursing home medication aides in this year’s budget.
- March 28, 2023
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsNEW Digital Budget Advocacy Letters Now Available!
LeadingAge NY has updated our digital budget advocacy letters to reflect one-house budget proposals. With just a couple weeks left until we see a final budget, it is critical that we keep the funding needs of long term care and aging services providers top of mind for legislators and the Governor. Please send emails to your legislators TODAY! It only takes a few clicks!
- March 21, 2023
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsACTION ALERT: Post on Social Media for Health Budget Hearing TODAY!
LeadingAge NY urges members to join us in leveraging the power of social media to draw attention to our long term care priority budget asks during the hearing.
- February 28, 2023
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsJim Clyne Named to City & State’s 2023 Health Care Power 100 List
LeadingAge NY is pleased to share that our president and CEO, Jim Clyne, has been ranked #29 on City & State’s 2023 Health Care Power 100 list.
- January 17, 2023
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsGovernor Acts on Mandatory Nurse Overtime Bills
On Dec. 30th, Governor Hochul acted upon three bills that would further restrict and penalize providers for the use of mandatory nurse overtime. Ultimately, two of the bills were vetoed and one bill was signed based on an agreement with the Legislature to amend the bill.
- January 3, 2023
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge Workforce Wins Included in Congressional Omnibus Funding Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have approved a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package for FY 2023. LeadingAge National breaks down the victories and the issues that remain.
- December 27, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge NY and Partner Associations Host ACF/AL 101 Webinar for Legislators
The webinar was attended by 50 state legislators and legislative staff.
- December 13, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge NY Testifies at Assembly Hearing on Challenges and Barriers to Non-Medicaid Long Term Care
Association called for investment and multi-pronged solutions to the long term care workforce crisis.
- December 13, 2022
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