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2019 Legislative Bulletins

 

 

2019 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Days Away from the Final Budget Deadline

In this issue: days before the deadline, governor and legislature still finalizing budget agreement; have a capital project in the works? prevailing wage will increase costs; State Court of Appeals upholds 13-hour rule; Affordable Care Act under fire; LeadingAge, VNAA, and ElevatingHOME announce affiliation; and connecting with congress.

March 29,2019

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Legislative Bulletin: Final Stretch of Budget Advocacy

In this issue: all hands on deck for budget advocacy; case-mix cut still a threat; prevailing wage will increase costs of  capital projects; e-prescribing legislation passes in both Assembly and Senate; Trump budget proposes cuts to aging services; and national Leadership Summit and lobby day recap.

March 22, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: Last Chance to Engage with Lawmakers on Key Budget Issues

In this issue: legislature releases one-house budget proposals; last chance to engage with lawmakers on key budget issues; E-prescribing legislation moves for consideration in the Senate; state executive reconsiders cuts to medicaid in light of federal budget proposals; resident assistance bill is reintroduced with new Senate sponsor; prevailing wage included in both one-houses; congressional hill visits are next week!

March 15, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: One-House Budget Priorities Being Developed Now

In this issue: Comptroller Tom DiNapoli sets revenues for 2019-2020 state budget negotiations; “Some Cuts Never Heal”: A powerful, unified message from New York healthcare providers; Governor Cuomo issues proclamation for Careers in Aging Week; prevailing wage bill advances in Assembly; Advocacy Day recap; and last chance to engage with your lawmakers before one-house budgets are passed!

March 8, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: Preparing for Medicaid’s March Madness

In this issue: March 5th rally for healthcare providers of New York State; Attention Nursing Homes: see how the Executive Budget will impact your bottom line; March Madness – where we are in the state budget process; strength in numbers - register now for March 5th Advocacy Day; Careers in Aging week; and LeadingAge supports bipartisan HCBS bills introduced by key lawmakers.

March 1, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: Rally for Healthcare in Response to 30-Day Amendments

In this issue: March 5th rally for healthcare providers of New York State; strength in numbers - register now for March 5thAdvocacy Day; traumatic brain injury bill moves to Senate Health; a new bill to end the mandatory CNA training lockout; and LeadingAge New York call to action.

February 22, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: 30 Day Amendments Deliver More Cuts to Medicaid

In this issue: registration for March 5th Advocacy Day; 30 day amendments delivered to the legislature; expanding advocacy efforts at home; LeadingAge New York Call to Action; Cuomo and Trump discuss New York taxes; FY19 federal budget bill moves to President’s desk; LeadingAge National announces final policy priorities ; and human services and housing budget hearings.

February 15, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: LeadingAge Advocacy Issues in the Press

In this issue: urgent action required for case-mix cut opposition; ask your legislators to invest in workforce and WIN4Seniors; LeadingAge NY advocacy issues in the press; February Advocacy Day recap; LeadingAge NY testifies at Health and Medicaid Budget Hearing; a new strategy on Safe Staffing legislation; and the 2019 Joint Budget schedule. 

February 8, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: Countdown to Advocacy Day

In this issue: Advocacy Day issue briefs now available; announcing the WIN4Seniors Campaign; Safe Staffing bill reintroduced in the Senate and Assembly; understand the impact of proposed Budget cuts; LeadingAge New York’s comprehensive Executive Budget analysis; and have you sent your legislators letters?

February 1, 2019

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Legislative Bulletin: Executive Budget Takes Aim at Nursing Homes and Long Term Care

In this issue: budget targets nursing homes for major cut; LeadingAge New York’s comprehensive Executive Budget analysis; call and schedule your advocacy meetings;urge lawmakers to include an SSI increase for ACFs in this year's budget; it’s time to invest in senior housing with services; and more budget cuts: reject the transportation carve out of rates paid to ADHC. 

January 25, 2019

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