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2021 Legislative Bulletins

April 16, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: What to Expect from Remainder of 2021 Legislative Session

In this Issue: LeadingAge NY Publishes Comprehensive Final Budget Overview; What to Expect from Remainder of 2021 Legislative Session; Nursing Home Consolidation Bill Delivered to the Governor; Days Away from LeadingAge National Lobby Day!; Urge Congress to Sign Letter for Investment in Affordable Senior Housing!; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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April 8, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Legislature Completes SFY 2021-22 Budget Work

In This Issue: Legislature Completes SFY 2021-22 Budget Work; State Lawmakers Return to the District for April Recess; Join us for LeadingAge National Lobby Day!; Governor Signs Immunity Repeal Legislation; Urge Congress to Invest in Affordable Senior Housing!; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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April 2, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: SFY 2021-22 Budget Negotiations Extend Past April 1st Due Date

In This Issue: SFY 2021-22 State Budget Update; Compassionate Care Bill Signed into Law; Governor Signs Legislation Legalizing Recreational Marijuana; Register Now for LeadingAge National Virtual Lobby Day!; President Biden Introduces American Jobs Plan; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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March 26, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Final Stretch of SFY 2021-22 Budget Negotiations

In This Issue: LAST CHANCE for SFY 2021-22 Budget Advocacy!; Update: Nursing Home and ACF Bills Moving in Legislature; Updated Visitation Guidance and ADHC Reopening Plans; Register Now for LeadingAge National Virtual Lobby Day!; Medicare Sequester Moratorium Passes the U.S. Senate; Provider Relief Fund Survey; Human Rights Watch Nursing Home Report; Connect with your Lawmakers on Social Media!; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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March 19, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: One-House Budget Proposals Restore Harmful Medicaid Cuts

In This Issue: One-House Budget Proposals Restore Harmful Medicaid Cuts; Call Lawmakers TODAY and Demand Budgetary Support for Nursing Homes and ACF; ACTION ALERT: 5-Year Affordable Housing Capital Plan & Resident Assistants; Fair Pay for Home Care Included in Senate One-House; Legislature Convenes Joint Budget Conference Committee Meetings; ACT NOW to Prevent Medicare Payment Cuts!; Nursing Home and ACF Bills Positioned for State Senate Action; Register Now for LeadingAge National Virtual Lobby Day!; Connect with your Lawmakers on Social Media!; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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March 12, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: President Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan

In This Issue: New Budget One-Pager Urges Lawmakers to Prioritize LTC; President Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan – What’s in It?; Nursing Home and ACF Bills Positioned for Senate Action; Assembly Passes Direct Care Spending Bill; Governor Cuomo Faces Threat of Impeachment; Connect with your Lawmakers on Social Media!; Send Budget Letters to Lawmakers TODAY!; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources.

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March 5, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Legislators Begin to Finalize One-House Budgets

In This Issue: Call Your Legislators TODAY to Discuss Key Budget Issues; Update: Legislative Action on Nursing Homes; Nursing Home Immunity Repeal Bill Passed in Assembly; Legislature Moves to Repeal Expanded Executive Powers; Connect with your Lawmakers on Social Media!; Urge Congress to Pass Expanded COVID Relief!; Send Budget Letters to Lawmakers TODAY!; Tell Us How Your Meetings Went!; Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Senior Housing for COVID-19 Vaccine; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources.

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February 26, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: LeadingAge NY Testifies at Health Budget Hearing

In This Issue: LeadingAge NY Testifies at Health & Medicaid Budget Hearing; Senate Passes Package of Nursing Home Legislation; New Budget Advocacy Letters Now Available!; Senate and Assembly Economic Revenue Reports; Tell Us How Your Meetings Went!; Letter to the White House, CDC, and CMS on Easing Visitation; Urge Congress to Pass Expanded COVID Relief!; 2021 Virtual Advocacy Resources; Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Senior Housing for COVID-19 Vaccine; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

 

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February 19, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: Governor Releases 30-Day Amendments

In This Issue: 30-Day Budget Amendments; New Budget Advocacy Letters Now Available!; Action Alert: New Staffing Legislation Added to Senate Health Agenda; Governor Announces Reopening Nursing Home Visitation; Advocacy Engagement Form Now LIVE; Urge Congress to Pass Expanded COVID Relief!; 2021 Virtual Advocacy Resources; Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Senior Housing for COVID-19 Vaccine; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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February 12, 2021

2021 Legislative Bulletins

Legislative Bulletin: 30-Day Budget Amendments Expected Next Week

In This Issue: Advocacy Engagement Form Now LIVE; 30-Day Budget Amendments Expected Next Week; Senate Advances Nursing Home Reform Bills; DOH Responds to Legislature’s Questions on LTC and COVID-19; Lawmakers Take a Week Off for February Recess; Thank You for Participating in 2021 Advocacy Days!; Urge Lawmakers to Support Long-Term Care Providers Still Fighting COVID-19; Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Senior Housing for COVID-19 Vaccine; Urge Congress to Pass Expanded COVID Relief!; and LeadingAge & LeadingAge NY Coronavirus Resources. 

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