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Advocacy and Public Policy News

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Reminder: Next Public Affairs Council Meeting Sept. 21st!

LeadingAge NY will be hosting our September Public Affairs Council meeting this Thursday at 3 p.m.

September 19, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Request for Member Input: 2024 Advocacy and Public Policy Priorities

LeadingAge NY is seeking member input as we compile our 2024 Advocacy and Public Policy priorities in preparation for next year's legislative session.

September 5, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

2023 LeadingAge NY Legislative Bill Summary

The New York State Legislature completed its work on Sat., June 10, 2023, marking the end to another busy and productive New York State Legislative Session. LeadingAge NY tracked over 900 bills over the course of session. The 2023 Legislative Bill Summary reviews over 120 bills that either were passed by the Legislature or failed to advance to final passage.

June 16, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

April Budget Advocacy Action Items!

Now in the final week of April, LeadingAge NY is hearing that health budget discussions are being had more frequently and that funding decisions are likely to be made over the coming days. Please take a moment to contact your legislators with these talking points provided by LeadingAge NY. Your advocacy at this time is critical!

April 24, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

2023 LeadingAge National Lobby Day Recap

As part of the national effort, LeadingAge NY and a group of NY member providers and advocates met with 11 U.S. Senate and House offices in just one afternoon.

April 21, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Urge Legislators to Support Medication Aides in the Nursing Home!

Using talking points developed by LeadingAge NY, please call your State Senator and Assemblymember TODAY, as soon as possible, to urge them to support the authorization of nursing home medication aides in this year’s budget.

March 28, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

NEW Digital Budget Advocacy Letters Now Available!

LeadingAge NY has updated our digital budget advocacy letters to reflect one-house budget proposals. With just a couple weeks left until we see a final budget, it is critical that we keep the funding needs of long term care and aging services providers top of mind for legislators and the Governor. Please send emails to your legislators TODAY! It only takes a few clicks!

March 21, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

ACTION ALERT: Post on Social Media for Health Budget Hearing TODAY!

LeadingAge NY urges members to join us in leveraging the power of social media to draw attention to our long term care priority budget asks during the hearing.

February 28, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Jim Clyne Named to City & State’s 2023 Health Care Power 100 List

LeadingAge NY is pleased to share that our president and CEO, Jim Clyne, has been ranked #29 on City & State’s 2023 Health Care Power 100 list.

January 17, 2023

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Governor Acts on Mandatory Nurse Overtime Bills

On Dec. 30th, Governor Hochul acted upon three bills that would further restrict and penalize providers for the use of mandatory nurse overtime. Ultimately, two of the bills were vetoed and one bill was signed based on an agreement with the Legislature to amend the bill.

January 3, 2023
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