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 2019-2020 Budget advances policies that improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers, especially those living in poverty.  The Budget is largely disappointing in its failure to include bold proposals to provide the tens of thousands of families experiencing poverty…

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Legislative

Schuyler Center and CIAD Speak Out

On March 6, 2019, the Coalition for Institutionalized Aged and Disabled (CIAD) and Schuyler Center came together for their annual Adult Home Resident “Speak Out” Day. Over 50 residents from twelve different homes in the five boroughs traveled to Albany under the leadership of CIAD Coalition Director Geoff Lieberman and the support of the 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 2019-20 proposed 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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Child Welfare

Voting for Children

Let’s seize the opportunity of the 2018 elections to secure commitments from candidates and, come November, those who are newly elected or re-elected, to put New York children and families first.  Ask these questions of your elected officials.

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Health

TAKE ACTION ON FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM

FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM: The American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives proposes to radically restructure Medicaid and cut billions of dollars from the program. Compounding the uncertainty, Congress must act later this year to provide funding to keep the Child Health Insurance Program solvent (which is the Child Health Plus…

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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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