2018 Legislative Bulletins
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Session Nears Its End
In this issue: CCRC cybersecurity and hospice in the ALP bills advance to Assembly Floor Calendar; join LeadingAge NY for final advocacy push on other key initiatives; and Partners in Quality Award nominations due by July 31st.
- June 15, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Priority Bills Advance Amid End-of-Session Tensions
In this issue: Hospice in the ALP and CCRC cybersecurity bills advance in Assembly; last chance to engage with lawmakers on other key priorities; NYSNA launches ad campaign in support of staffing ratios legislation; LeadingAge NY accepting Partners in Quality Award nominations through July 31st; LeadingAge National launches “Carry the Conversation” campaign for LTSS financing; and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cancels most of August recess.
- June 8, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Final Stretch of Session Kicks Off Next Week
In this issue: CCRC cybersecurity regulations exemption bill advances in Senate; during final stretch of session, continue advocating on LeadingAge NY’s other priorities; Coalition for Safe and Affordable Care calls on lawmakers to oppose staffing ratios legislation; and Partners in Quality Award nomination form coming soon.
- June 1, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: CCRC Cybersecurity Regulations Exemption Bill Moving in Senate
In this issue: Senate Insurance Committee to consider CCRC cybersecurity regulations exemption bill on Wednesday; urge your lawmakers to co-sponsor other key legislation; HCR Commissioner appears before Senate Housing Committee; Legislature appoints Barbara Underwood as interim attorney general; and LeadingAge NY members “get social” at Annual Conference.
- May 25, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Legislature Prepares for Final Month of Session
In this issue: Time is running out to advance priority legislation; LeadingAge NY’s nursing home-MLTC rural demonstration bill introduced in both houses; Legislature interviews prospective attorney general candidates; and LeadingAge NY Annual Conference & Exposition is next week.
- May 18, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: CCRC Advocacy Day Recap
In this issue: CCRC Advocacy Day recap; with just 18 session days left, help build support for other key priorities; call Congress to voice your support for affordable senior housing; Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns following abuse allegations; Assemblyman Oaks announces retirement; and join LeadingAge NY at our upcoming Annual Conference & Exposition.
- May 11, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: May Brings More Priority Bill Introductions
In this issue: May brings more priority bill introductions; SSI increase legislation advances in Senate; keep up the pressure on lawmakers on other agenda items; continue engaging Congress on key initiatives; LeadingAge National offers guidance on nonprofit lobbying and election activity; and two more Republican senators bow out of re-election.
- May 4, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: LeadingAge NY’s Hospice in the ALP Bill Introduced in Assembly
In this issue: Hospice in the ALP bill introduced in Assembly; Senate Social Services Committee to consider SSI increase bill on Monday; continue advocating on other end-of-session priorities; Assembly Health Committee convenes first of two public hearings on aid-in-dying bill; sign the Seniors Action Network’s petition to expand and protect affordable senior housing; urge Congress to pass legislation ending the mandatory CNA training lockout; Democrats to remain in Senate minority despite special election wins; and four lawmakers announce retirement.
- April 27, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Priority Legislation Moves as Lawmakers Return to Albany
In this issue: TBI-DD integration bill advances to Senate Floor Calendar; key special elections set for Tuesday; Governor Cuomo restores voting rights for parolees; and Assemblyman Frank Skartados dies at 62.
- April 20, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Lawmakers Set to Begin Post-Budget Legislative Work
In this issue: Senate Finance Committee to consider TBI-DD integration bill on Tuesday; LeadingAge NY to hold CCRC Advocacy Day on May 8th; DOH and NYSOFA issue survey on barriers and gaps in state’s long term care system; thank Congress for increased federal investments in affordable housing; and House Speaker Paul Ryan announces retirement.
- April 13, 2018
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