State & Federal Advocacy Updates
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A State Supreme Court judge ruled that a lawsuit over inaccessible subway stations can move forward.
June 5, 2019 Today was a big day for our state lawsuit which attacks the widespread inaccessibility of the subway system under the New York City Human Rights Law. Judge Hagler, ruling from the bench, denied the MTA and the City of New York’s motions to dismiss our...
Join us for the Federal Issues Update on May 17, 2019 Dial in Number: 605-475-6333; Access Code: 6258645# Document: CHALLENGES TO THE FUTURE OF MEDICARE, SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICAID AND AGING SERVICES
- Read Gail Myers Testimony – Aging Committee Hearing Nov 18, 2018
- Read StateWide’s Budget Testimony for the Governor’s Proposed 2017-2018 budget.
- Review StateWide’s Analysis of the NYS Office for Aging Budget – Proposed Aging Budget chart
Federal Issues Highlighted
April 2017 – What’s at stake for older residents in the repeal of the Affordable Care Act? What’s the future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid?
by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Here’s one that goes to show just how creative scammers can be. The FTC is getting reports that callers claiming to be from Medicare are asking people for their Medicare numbers, Social Security numbers, and other...
StateWide is hosting focus groups in 8 Central NY counties and you can help us get participants to attend. Please share with anyone that is interested, particularly with people who are uninsured or who have faced barriers getting health insurance. Register here This...
Mark your calendars! Wednesday, July 31 at noon. Sen. Schumer will be speaking to StateWide members and our partner organizations on the federal budget process, safety net programs, and Medicare/Medicare for All. You are invited to call in. Note: special call in...