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2017 Legislative Bulletins

July 14, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Senate GOP Unveils Revised Health Care Bill

In this issue: Senate GOP unveils revised health care bill; FY 2018 HUD appropriations bill includes full 202 funding and cuts to other programs; continue urging Governor Cuomo to sign ALP CON, SSI, and bed hold bills; Speaker Heastie embarks on statewide regional tour; and former Speaker Sheldon Silver’s conviction overturned.

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June 30, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Governor Calls Extraordinary Session

In this issue: Governor Cuomo calls extraordinary session; urge the Governor to sign ALP CON, SSI, and bed hold bills; Save HUD 202 Rally recap; Senate GOP delays BCRA vote until after July 4th recess; and Assemblyman Brindisi announces congressional bid.

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June 23, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: 2017 Legislative Session Concludes

In this issue: 2017 Legislative Session concludes; final updates on key advocacy issues; last chance to register for Save HUD 202 Rally; urge your congressional representative to support nursing home regulatory reform; Senate GOP unveils ACA replacement bill; Governor Cuomo announces series of expert health care panels; and stay tuned for federal legislative updates over summer and fall.

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June 16, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: End of Session Countdown

In this issue: With just three session days left, time for last-minute advocacy push; DOH extends e-prescribing waiver; reminder to register for Save HUD 202 Rally; join LeadingAge’s Save Medicaid campaign; and LeadingAge releases QuickCast on HUD funding and policy considerations.

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June 9, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Priority Bills Moving as End of Session Nears

In this issue: Priority bills moving as end of session nears; continue advocating on other key bills; NYSNA and unions renew push for staffing ratios legislation; urge Senators Schumer and Gillibrand to stand up for Medicaid; join LeadingAge NY staff at Save HUD 202 Rally on June 27th; Legislature welcomes Christine Pellegrino and Brian Benjamin; and Governor Cuomo signs expedited ride-sharing bill.

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June 2, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Key Issues for End of Session

In this issue: Amplify your advocacy message on social media; key issues for end of session; urge Congress to reject cuts to HUD funding; and Assemblyman Moya announces candidacy for New York City Council.

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May 26, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Advocate During Memorial Day Recess

In this issue: Please advocate during Memorial Day recess; President Trump unveils FY 2018 budget proposal; ask your congressional representative to support nursing home regulatory reform; CBO releases score for amended AHCA; LeadingAge National’s Save HUD 202 Rally set for June 27th; help build support for LeadingAge NY’s priority bills; ACF safety violations bill laid aside in Assembly; HCR Commissioner appears before Senate Housing Committee; and Democrats win big in two special elections.

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May 19, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Several ACF/AL Bills Moving Through Legislature

In this issue: Several ACF/AL bills moving in Senate; ACF safety violations bill placed on Assembly Floor Calendar; Comptroller DiNapoli releases budget report; LeadingAge announces June 27th date for Save HUD 202 Rally; connect with state and federal lawmakers during Memorial Day recess; LeadingAge NY staff to provide state legislative and budget update at Annual Conference; and two special elections to be held next week.

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May 12, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Continued Advocacy Needed on Priority Bills

In this issue: Continued advocacy needed on LeadingAge NY’s priority bills; NYSNA and unions push for staffing ratios legislation; LeadingAge launches Save HUD 202 campaign; ask your congressional representative to sign on to nursing home RoPs delay request letter; connect with Congress during Memorial Day recess; Senator Flanagan announces formation of Senate Republican Women’s Caucus; and Assemblyman Farrell reportedly to retire.

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May 5, 2017

2017 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Priority Legislation Continues to Move

In this issue: Two of LeadingAge NY’s priority bills move in Assembly; ALP CON bill introduced in Senate; House narrowly passes AHCA; LeadingAge NY President/CEO Jim Clyne discusses CCRCs and AHCA on Capital Tonight; Congress passes FY 2017 spending bill with needed HUD funding increases; President Trump nominates Pamela Patenaude for Deputy HUD Secretary; Senate Heroin/Opioid Addiction Task Force to hold series of public forums statewide; and Senator Avella suspends New York City mayoral bid.

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