With the release of the Assembly and Senate budget resolutions, Schuyler Center has developed a Next Look at how the Legislature’s proposals compare to the Governor’s Executive Budget and to Schuyler Center’s policy priorities. See the 2015-16 Next Look for a look at what the Legislature prioritized in their proposals, where our priorities stand in the budget and more.
Children with dental insurance receive more preventive services and pay lower out-of-pocket costs for care, but not all children have access to affordable coverage. Closing the Coverage Gap: Achieving Universal Dental Coverage for Children outlines an option to expand access to affordable dental coverage for all children in NYS. Find this and other oral health…
Schuyler Center has submitted testimony to the Joint Fiscal Committees on Health/Medicaid, Elementary & Secondary Education, and Human Services. Our testimony is now up on our website.
Did you miss our policy forum? Video clips from Schuyler’s forum, New York’s Cities: Confronting Income Inequality, are now up on our website, including comments from Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and SCAA’s Kate Breslin. And find photos from the event here!
On January 21st, Governor Cuomo released his 2015-16 Executive Budget. Schuyler Center’s First Look is a preliminary review of what is new this year and how the budget compares to our policy priorities.
Governor Cuomo presented his 2015 Opportunity Agenda at a time when New York faces historically high income inequality and severe poverty in communities across the state. See Kate Breslin’s response.
At Schuyler Center’s annual policy forum, New York’s Cities: Confronting Income Inequality, three New York mayors discussed the impacts of inequality on their cities. Read press coverage from the Times Union, Capital New York, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and more.
With only one in five youth in foster care attending college, the Fostering Youth Success Alliance, of which the Schuyler Center is a member, is working to make college a realistic goal for youth in foster care. Read more about the initiative in a piece by the Albany Times Union, with quotes from Schuyler Center’s…