State & Federal Advocacy Updates
Other Recent Updates
NEW! HOT OFF THE PRESS! Update on issues that impact older residents in the State Budget April 4, 2019 Report on the final state budget
May 14: StateWide's Educational Grassroots Day WHERE: Convention Center Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. Plans are being made to provide free charter buses to Albany. WHEN: Tuesday, May 14, 2019; This day is FREE, but seating is limited. Pre-registration is...
- 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?
Beneficiaries were treated by Medicare providers committing fraud and abuse and later banned from receiving Medicare reimbursements 7-May-2019 10:50 AM Newswise — A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health analyzed providers excluded from...read more
JOIN US! PARTICIPATE IN FORUMS ON IMPORTANT ISSUES AFFECTING SENIORS TODAY!! StateWide members and non-members are invited. Save the Dates - October 15-17, 2019 2019 Convention Flyer 2019 Convention Registrationread more
HUNDREDS EXPECTED AT NYC RALLY FOR AGE JUSTICE AND ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR OLDER ADULTS ─ THURSDAY MAY 23, 4:30 PM, UNION SQUARE PARK NORTH SIDE NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 16, 2019) - “Too many New Yorkers age 60 and up live in poverty or on the financial cliff leading to...read more