2018 Legislative Bulletins
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Continue Engaging Lawmakers at Home Next Week
In this issue: Continue engaging lawmakers at home next week; LeadingAge NY releases comprehensive final budget analysis; IDC rejoins mainline Senate Democratic Conference; and Assemblywoman Harris resigns ahead of corruption trial.
- April 6, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Lawmakers Reach Final Budget Agreement
In this issue: Lawmakers reach final budget agreement; please connect with your legislators over April recess; LeadingAge National to host post-PEAK lobbying webinar on Wednesday; and Assembly Majority Leader Morelle announces congressional bid.
- April 2, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: All Hands on Deck for Budget Advocacy
In this issue: All hands on deck for budget advocacy; LeadingAge NY and other groups thank Legislature for rejecting Governor’s proposed public health program consolidation and cuts; following calls from LeadingAge NY and other housing groups, Governor Cuomo pledges additional $250 million for NYCHA; Congress passes FY 2018 omnibus spending bill with historic HUD funding; PEAK Hill visits canceled due to snowstorm; and actress Cynthia Nixon announces gubernatorial bid.
- March 23, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Last Chance to Engage with Lawmakers on Key Budget Issues
In this issue: Legislature passes one-house budget resolutions; Joint Budget Conference Committee process begins; last chance to engage with lawmakers on key budget issues; senior housing resident assistant bill advances in Senate; CCRC cybersecurity regulations exemption bill introduced in Senate; TBI/NHTD managed care carve-out bill passes Senate; Donna Frescatore to succeed Jason Helgerson as State Medicaid Director; PEAK Hill visits are next week; and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies at 88.
- March 16, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: One-House Budget Bills Coming Early Next Week
In this issue: Advocacy Day recap; last chance to engage with your lawmakers before one-house bills are passed; SSI increase legislation reintroduced in Assembly; New York congressional Democrats introduce Hardest Hit Housing Act of 2018; and LeadingAge National hosts informational webinar for PEAK advocates.
- March 9, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Advocacy Day is Next Week!
In this issue: Advocacy Day is next week; lawmakers reach budget revenue consensus; LeadingAge NY and other groups call for immediate investment in public housing and long-term capital strategy; TBI/NHTD managed care carve-out bill advances to Senate Floor Calendar; and LeadingAge National to host PEAK Hill Visit webinar on March 8th.
- March 2, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Lawmakers Returning from Recess to Critical Budget Talks
In this issue: Lawmakers returning from recess to critical budget talks; reminder to join LeadingAge NY for Advocacy Day prep call on March 2nd; time is running out to schedule Advocacy Day meetings; Senate Health Committee to consider TBI/NHTD managed care carve-out bill on Tuesday; State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson to step down in April; sign on to letter urging Congress to support affordable housing and community development programs; LeadingAge NY issues detailed summary of Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018; and PEAK Hill visits now less than one month away.
- February 23, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing Recap
In this issue: Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing recap; please register and schedule meetings for March 6th Advocacy Day; Advocacy Day prep call to be held March 2nd; with the Legislature on recess all next week, please advocate on key budget issues; SSI increase legislation reintroduced in Senate; Senate Majority unveils “Jobs and Opportunity Agenda”; President Trump releases FY 2019 budget proposal; and stay tuned for more information on LeadingAge PEAK Leadership Summit.
- February 16, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: New Budget Advocacy Campaigns Up and Running
In this issue: Advocacy Day recap; new budget advocacy campaigns up and running; Human Services Budget Hearing recap; LeadingAge NY’s Ami Schnauber discusses long term care budget issues on Capital Tonight; DOH creates materials on Medicaid-specific budget proposals; ALP CON bill advances in Assembly; leaders release joint legislative budget schedule; LeadingAge NY and other groups issue letter on proposed public health program consolidation and cuts; federal government reopens following temporary shutdown; and reminder to register for LeadingAge PEAK Leadership Summit.
- February 9, 2018
2018 Legislative BulletinsLegislative Bulletin: Advocacy Day Countdown
In this issue: Advocacy Day issue briefs now available; urge Senators Schumer and Gillibrand to co-sponsor the EMPOWER Care Act; LeadingAge NY submits Housing Budget Hearing testimony; Governor Cuomo sets April 24th special election date; and Alex Azar confirmed as HHS Secretary.
- February 2, 2018
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