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2020 Legislative Bulletins

July 10, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Legislature Plans a July Return to Albany

In this Issue: Legislative Work Expected to Continue in July; LeadingAge NY Responds to Senate’s NH and ACF Recommendations;  ACTION ALERT: Contact State Lawmakers as they Prepare for a Return to Legislative Work!; Send State Lawmakers COVID-19 Advocacy Letters TODAY; DOH Publishes COVID-19 Nursing Home Infections and Fatalities Report; Urge Congress to Pass the Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act!; and Urge Congress to Include Affordable Housing Provisions in Next COVID-19 Relief Package.

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June 26, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Engaging Seniors and Family Members in Advocacy

In This Issue: Engage Resident Families in Visitation Advocacy!; Preparing for November General Elections; Anticipated Joint-Legislative Hearing on Nursing Homes; Send Lawmakers COVID-19 Advocacy Letters TODAY; Thank Lawmakers for Sponsoring 5-Year Affordable Housing Plan Bill; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources.

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June 19, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Governor Signs COVID-19 Legislation Into Law

In this Issue: Staff Testing Mandate Reduced to Once Weekly as State Reopens; NH Pandemic Emergency Plan Bill Signed by the Governor; Urge Lawmakers to Oppose the Repeal of the Emergency or Disaster Protection Act!; $15 Billion CARES Act Funding for Medicaid Providers; ACTION ALERT: Sign On to the “Act for Older Adults” Advocacy Letter; Urge Congress to Pass Federal Housing Assistance Bill; and LeadingAge New York Announces Move to Virtual Conference Line up for 2020.

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June 12, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Bill Sponsors Host Town Hall on Nursing Home Immunity Repeal Legislation

In This Issue: CALL TO ACTION: Sponsors Host Town Hall on Nursing Home Immunity Repeal Bill; What’s Next for State Legislature; Urge Lawmakers to Reimburse Providers for Costly Testing Mandate!; Urge Congress to Provide Immediate Relief to Aging Services Providers; LeadingAge NY Heroes Page; LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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June 5, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Legislature Shifts Its Focus to Criminal Justice Reform as State Moves Forward with Reopening

In This Issue: ACTION ALERT: Urge Lawmakers to Reconsider Costly Testing Mandate for NH and ACFs!; LeadingAge New York Issues Staff Testing Survey; Legislature Shifts Its Focus to Criminal Justice Reform; Engage with Lawmakers TODAY, Ahead of Next Week's Return to Session; New Bill Establishes Five-Year Capital Spending Plan for Affordable Housing; Engaging Residents and Families in Advocacy; LeadingAge NY Draws Attention to LTC Heroes; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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May 29, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: The Legislature's Long-awaited Return to Albany

In this Issue: Legislature Returns to Albany Following Extended Break; ACTION ALERT: Urge Lawmakers to Reimburse NH & ACF for Costly Testing Mandate!; LeadingAge NY Members in the News; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources.

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May 22, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Legislative Leaders Announce Return to Session

In this Issue: Legislative Leaders Announce Return to Session; New Bill Takes Aim at Nursing Home Pandemic Response; Engage with Lawmakers TODAY, Ahead of a Return to Session; Additional Coronavirus Relief Targeted at Nursing Homes; Tell Congress We Need Relief for Affordable Senior Housing; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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May 15, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: State Lawmakers Await Federal Support to Close Budget Gap

In this Issue: Urge Lawmakers to Reject Twice-Weekly Testing Mandate on NH and ACF; Connect with Lawmakers in the Continued Fight Against COVID-19; LeadingAge New York in the News; State Lawmakers Await Federal Support to Close Budget Gap; Contact Congress Today for Aging Services Relief; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources.

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May 8, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Connect with Lawmakers in the Continued Fight Against COVID-19

In this Issue: Connect with Lawmakers in the Continued Fight Against COVID-19; Still No Plan for the Legislature’s Return to Work; Contact Congress Today and Demand COVID-19 Relief for Affordable Senior Housing; Positive Advocacy in Action; Provider Relief Fund Attestation Deadline Extended; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources.

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May 1, 2020

2020 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: New Bill Aimed at Nursing Homes in Response to COVID-19

In this Issue: Prior Legislative Priorities Laid Aside in Face of COVID-19; New Bill Aimed at Nursing Homes in Response to COVID-19; Celebrate Your Frontline Heroes; LeadingAge’s Response to Yesterday’s White House Event and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources.

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