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Advocacy and Public Policy News

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Advocacy and Public Policy News

LeadingAge National Provides Update on Several Federal Issues

Update includes the latest on senior housing funding for FY 2018, nursing home Requirements of Participation, HCBS legislation, and more.

January 9, 2018

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Join LeadingAge NY and Corning Place Communications for Free Social Media Webinar Tomorrow!

"Adding New Tools to Your Advocacy & Marketing Toolbox: An Introduction to Twitter and Facebook" will be the first in a series of four free webinars and take place tomorrow, Wed., Jan. 10th, from 12 to 12:30 pm.

January 9, 2018

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Statement from James W. Clyne, Jr. in Support of Key Cuomo Agenda Items Targeting New York’s Seniors

In today’s message to the Legislature, Governor Andrew Cuomo identified several key initiatives that will provide benefits to New York’s senior population.

January 3, 2018

Advocacy and Public Policy News

New York’s Forgotten Seniors: Minimum Wage Increases Drive up Facility Costs While Inadequate SSI Reimbursement Rates Frozen for Tenth Year

As Governor Cuomo trumpets a New Year’s increase in the state’s minimum wage, nearly 12,000 low-income New Yorkers relying on assisted living and adult care facility (ACF) services continue to face risk of their safety or unnecessary placement into a nursing home due to inadequate reimbursement, according to LeadingAge New York and the Empire State Association of Assisted Living (ESAAL).

January 3, 2018

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Reminder: Governor Cuomo to Deliver State of the State Address Tomorrow

Speech will begin at 1 pm and be streamed live on the Governor’s website.

January 2, 2018

Advocacy and Public Policy News

House, Senate Prepared to Pass Tax Reform Legislation

Successful advocacy addressed key issues for members, but overall fiscal concerns remain.

December 19, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Governor Cuomo Vetoes Bed Hold, ALP CON, and SSI Bills

LeadingAge NY is extremely disappointed by these outcomes and will continue to work in the upcoming budget process and legislative session to find solutions for members.

December 19, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Register Now for 2018 Advocacy Days!

Advocacy Days will be held on Tues., Feb. 6, 2018 and Tues., March 6, 2018 on the Empire State Plaza in Albany.

December 11, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Governor Cuomo to Deliver State of the State Address on Jan. 3rd

Speech will coincide with the first day of the 2018 Legislative Session.

December 11, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

LeadingAge NY Submits Testimony on Community-Based Non-Medical Services and Programs

Testimony proposes legislative/regulatory changes and financial investments that would enable New York’s growing senior population to access services in the most integrated settings appropriate to their needs, thereby providing them with better care at a lower cost and improving their overall health.

December 11, 2017
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