NY StateWide Senior Action Council will hold it’s annual state budget briefing in two parts.
1. Thursday January 30, at 10AM on the Governor’s proposed budget for the NYS Office for Aging.

2. Thursday February 20, at 10AM on issues of concern to older residents in the rest of the budget, including Medicaid.

The call in information is as follows:

Call in numbers:
712-832-8330; OR 425-436-6260.  Access code 4715203#
Phones will be muted for the presentation and lines will open for questions.  Once the lines are open, please mute your own phone to reduce disruptive feedback/ background noise on the call.  You can use your phone’s mute function or *6.  Then if you wish to ask a question you can unmute by hitting *6 again.

Briefing on Aging Issues in the State Budget
Please see analysis at the following links:
Budget Chart
Talking Points

You can review the Governor’s Budget Proposals at this link.

The NYS Legislature will be holding hearings on the proposals.

  • Wednesday, January 29 at 9:30 AM for the Department of Health and Mental Health hearing, when Medicaid will be discussed.
  • Thursday, January 30 at 9:30 AM for the Human Services hearing, when multiple agencies including Aging will be discussed.Note: we recognize this is in conflict with StateWide’s 10AM call.

Each of the hearings are broadcast on cable government access channels and the internet and can also be viewed as archived afterwards at the link below.
View the hearings live or archived at this link.


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