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Testimony submitted before the Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families Hearing on Preventive Services for Families.  December 1, 2014.  Submitted by Lauren Tobias, Director of Policy, Schuyler Center

Last Look: NYS Budget 2014-15, Comparison of NYS Enacted 2014-15 Budget with Schuyler Center Policy Priorities, April 2, 2014.

Early Childhood Advocates to Governor: Don’t Break Promise on Statewide Pre-K! Press release, Mar. 26, 2014.

Multi Organizational Memo in Supportof Critical Child Welfare Services. March 19, 2014.

Next Look: NYS Budget 2014-15 Comparison of Executive and Legislative Budget Initiatives with Schuyler Center Policy Priorities. March 18, 2014.

Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College Campaign letter sent to Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders for consideration in the final 2014-15 budget. March 18, 2014.

Sign-on to Memo in Supportof Funding Preventive, Protective, Independent Living, Adoption, and After Care Services at 65% State Share. March 3, 2014.

Memo of Support: Out-of-Network Insurance (TED Article VII, Part U).  February 14, 2014.  Schuyler Center strongly urges the Legislature to support this provision of the Executive Budget 2014-2015 that would improve out-of-network protections and network adequacy and make it easier for consumers to understand their health care costs.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Public Protection Budget Hearing. February 5, 2014.  Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing.  February 4, 2014.  Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing. February 3, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing. January 28, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

First Look: NYS Budget 2014-15, Initial review of Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget and our policy priorities, January 24, 2014

Creating Opportunity for New York’s Families: Schuyler Center Policy Priorities 2014-15. January 2014.

State of the State Recap Related to Schuyler Center Priorities. January 9, 2014..

Overview of 2013-14 New York State Enacted Budget. April 2013.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing. February 5, 2013. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing. January 30, 2013. Presented by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing. January 29, 2013. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Memo of Support: S.5743 (Grisanti)/A.3498A (Peoples-Stokes) June 17, 2013.
AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to notice requirements to families and providers when funding cuts are made. The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy strongly supports S.5743/A.3498A requiring local social service districts to notify the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) at least 60 days before the effective date of a planned reduction in eligibility or increase in co-payments for child care assistance.

Memo of Support: S.1663 (Grisanti)/A.4467 (Gottfried) June 17, 2013.
AN ACT to amend the social services law in relation to the adult care facilities training program. This bill directs the Department of Health to Establish a Workgroup to Develop a Uniform Curriculum and Best Practices for Direct Care Staff in Adult Care Facilities.

Memo of Opposition: S.4838 (Hannon)/A.7258 (Goldfeder) June 13, 2013.
AN ACT to limit the reduction of the mental health census of adult homes and to establish a workgroup. This memo summarizes our concerns over the above-referenced legislation that would interfere with the State’s efforts to find permanent and more appropriate housing for persons with psychiatric disabilities that currently reside in adult homes.

Schuyler Center comments on Benchmark Options for Essential Health Benefits, under the Affordable Care Act in New York State, submitted to the New York State Department of Health, August 17, 2012