Advocacy and Public Policy News
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsDonate to Support Disaster Relief
Please consider a donation to the LeadingAge Disaster Relief Fund to help offset costs associated with damage from Hurricane Florence. 100 percent of all donations will go directly to LeadingAge member organizations and their staff to cover a range of needs including basic supplies such as food and water.
- September 19, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsShare Your 2019 Policy Priorities
Please submit your organization's key budgetary, legislative, and regulatory priorities by Fri., Sept. 28th.
- September 7, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge NY Lawsuit Cites Discrimination by Governor Cuomo and Agency Commissioners
A lawsuit filed by LeadingAge New York and the Empire State Association of Assisted Living in State Supreme Court, Albany County, seeks to hold Governor Cuomo and top agency officials accountable to meet their constitutional and statutory obligations by requiring them to increase funding for the State Supplement Program to meet adult care facilities’ actual costs. A copy of the lawsuit is accessible here.
- September 6, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLawsuit Claims Discrimination by Governor Cuomo and Agency Commissioners Zucker and Roberts
More than 100 New York residents relying on state support for essential adult care/assisted living services have joined with providers, LeadingAge New York, and the Empire State Association of Assisted Living to sue Governor Andrew Cuomo and several state commissioners claiming they are being denied their civil rights under the New York State and United States Constitutions stemming from a failure to provide basic needs for food, clothing and shelter. Read the text of the lawsuit here.
- September 6, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge National Launches “Coffee Chats with Congress” Campaign
Campaign asks LeadingAge members to set up conversations with their congressional representatives to discuss the good work they are doing and the challenges their communities face.
- August 6, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsRegister Now for “S.W.A.T. Special Weapons (Advocacy) and Tactics (Social Media) Seminar”
Three seminars, to be held throughout the state in August and September, will cover the legislative and budget process and how you can most effectively get your message across, as well as how to leverage social media to bolster your marketing and advocacy efforts.
- July 24, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy News2018 Legislative Bill Summary
LeadingAge NY has developed a comprehensive document summarizing all of the health, housing, and long term care legislation that we followed over the course of the 2018 Legislative Session.
- July 19, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsDOH and NYSOFA Issue Survey on Barriers and Gaps in State’s Long Term Care System
Survey is designed to assist the Long Term Care Planning Council in preparing for the “emerging needs of New York State’s growing aging population”; deadline for completion is June 18th.
- April 13, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge NY Issues Comprehensive Final Budget Analysis
Report summarizes provisions in the final 2018-19 State Budget that affect multiple long term care, post-acute care, and senior service lines.
- April 6, 2018
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge NY Summarizes Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
Several Medicare and other health care-related provisions of interest to members.
- February 20, 2018
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