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2016 Legislative Bulletins

September 9, 2016

2016 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: September 2016 Update

In this issue: 2017 policy priorities; N/NORC bill signed; Advanced Home Health Aide and e-prescribing bills awaiting Governor’s approval; advocacy action items for next Session; and 2017 Advocacy Day information.

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June 17, 2016

2016 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Session Ends Today, Final Advocacy Updates, Partners in Quality Award Information, and Legislative Bulletin Hiatus

The legislative session concludes today, some final updates on our key advocacy issues, and information about Partners in Quality awards. With the end of session, the Legislative Bulletin will be going on hiatus.

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June 10, 2016

2016 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Session Ends Next Week, Advocacy Numbers, and Advocacy Materials/Updates

The legislative session is ending next week, take a look at the numbers of emails sent by advocates, advocacy update/materials for major end of session issues and DFS and DOL appointments move forward.

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2016 Legislative Bulletins

Only 2 Weeks Left of the Legislative Session and Updates/Special Focus for Key End-of-Session Advocacy Efforts

There are only two weeks of session left and there are some important updates and legislation that needs to be focused on with our advocacy efforts.

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2016 Legislative Bulletins

End of Legislative Session is Near, Advocacy Needed for End of Session, and CBC Says Medicaid Redesign Achieved Savings, But More Work is Needed

The end of the legislative session is upon us and advocacy is needed for multiple issues, and CBC released a report on the Medicaid Redesign achieved savings.

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2016 Legislative Bulletins

End of Session Countdown Begins, HCR Commissioner Addresses Senate Housing Committee, and Business Regulation Council to Accept Comments and Recommendations Online

The end of session is upon us, James Rubin addresses Senate Housing Committee and the Business Regulation Council has new appointees while accepting comments and recommendations online.

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May 13, 2016

2016 Legislative Bulletins

Legislature News, More New and Old Legislation, Unions Push for Nurse Staffing Ratios, Continued Advocacy Needed, Governor Cuomo Opioid Crisis Task Force

Another prison sentence has been handed down, priority legislation on agenda for next week, new bill introduction, the nurse unions are pushing hard for Nurse Staffing Ratios Bill, we need continued advocacy, and Governor Cuomo announced the creation of a task force to battle the opioid crisis.

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May 6, 2016

2016 Legislative Bulletins

The Legislature is Back in Town, ACF/AL Advocacy Day Next Week, CCRC Advocacy Success and Continued Advocacy, Priority Legislation Continues to Move and Comptroller's Budget Report

The Legislature is back in town following a brief break, ACF/AL Advocacy Day is next week, CCRC advocacy was a success and we need to continue to advocate on the major issues. Now that session is back, please take a look at the priority legislation that is continuing to move through the Legislature and the Comptroller released his take on the New York State Budget.

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April 15, 2016

2016 Legislative Bulletins

Legislature on Spring Break, Nurse Staffing Ratios Bill Update, CCRC and ACF/AL Advocacy Days Coming Up, Primary Election Information, Special Elections in New York and National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Legislature is on spring break until May 3rd, important nurse staffing ratios bill update, CCRC and ACF/AL Advocacy Days are right around the corner, the primary elections and New York special elections are next week, and it is National Crime Victims' Rights Week.

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April 7, 2016

2016 Legislative Bulletins

Budget for 2016-17 Finalized, LeadingAge NY Releases Comprehensive State Budget Analysis, Nurse Staffing Ratios Bill Update, Two Upcoming Advocacy Days

The New York State Budget for 2016-17 has been finalized, LeadingAge NY has released a comprehensive budget analysis, Nurse staffing ratios bill has moved, and there are two more advocacy days coming up.

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