Legislative

Schuyler Center’s Last Look at the NYS Budget

Schuyler Center’s Last Look is a brief overview of how the enacted New York State 2017-2018 Budget advances policies that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty.  There is much to celebrate in this budget, most notably the fact that the budget contains historic legislation raising New York’s age of…

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Child Welfare

Child advocates unite in opposition to the Governor’s and Legislature’s cuts to child care and child welfare

The federal government seems poised to drastically cut programs that provide essential supports to low-income people.  As a result, this year’s budget carries more significance than ever and, as the Governor said, “is a statement of [New York’s] values.”  Children’s advocates across the state are deeply disappointed that lawmakers are considering a budget that slashes…

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Legislative

Schuyler Center’s Next Look at the NYS Budget

Schuyler Center’s Next Look provides an overview of how the Assembly and Senate budget proposals compare with the Governor’s Executive Budget priorities on several important issues, particularly those that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty.   With the new federal administration proposing significant cuts to federal health…

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Help Protect Health Coverage for New York’s Children and Families

We urge you to call and/or email (click here) your Member of Congress and US Senators right now and ask them to protect children’s health coverage!  And please forward this email to your friends and colleagues! Medicaid and Child Health Plus are the foundation of children’s health coverage in New York. Thanks in large part…

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Now Available! Testimony on the 2017-18 NYS Budget

In testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on Health and Human Services, Schuyler Center urged the Governor and Legislature to work together to arrive at a final budget that contains substantial new investments in programs proven to strengthen families; improve child developmental, health, and educational outcomes; keep children safe; and enhance family economic security.  Schuyler…

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Legislative

Schuyler Center’s First Look at the NYS Budget

Schuyler Center’s First Look is an initial assessment of New York State’s 2017-18 Executive Budget and how it advances priorities that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty. Schuyler Center staff will spend the coming days gaining a deeper understanding of the Executive Budget and its impacts.

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Schuyler Center, CCI, and other partners release report urging lawmakers to make child care and Pre-K top priority in 2017 budget

The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, along with the Alliance for Quality Education, the Center for Children’s Initiatives, and Citizen Action of New York have released a new report laying out a plan for New York State to make significant investments in child care and Pre-K in the 2017 Executive Budget.  The report, Too…

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Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy and the Center for Children’s Initiatives respond to the Governor’s proposed Enhanced Middle Class Child Care Tax Credit

Governor Cuomo issued a press release on January 5, noting it was the “3rd Proposal of 2017 State of the State,” that aims to make child care more affordable for middle class families.  The Governor is correct in that “too many parents have to sacrifice working to build their families’ financial future because affordable, high-quality…

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Schuyler Center and United Hospital Fund report on value-based payment for children highlighted

Schuyler Center and United Hospital Fund report on value-based payment for children was highlighted in the Fall/Winter edition of UHF’s newsletter.  The article contains a quote from Schuyler Center President and CEO that underscores the importance of the report and of creating value-based payment models for children in Medicaid: “Effectively caring for children and putting…

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