Legislative

Schuyler Center’s FIRST LOOK at the New York State 2020-2021 Executive Budget

Schuyler Center's First Look is an initial assessment of New York State's 2020-21 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, and working…
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Legislative

State of the State: SCAA’s Response

New York’s 2020 Legislative Session officially began on January 8, 2020 and Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State address. The State of the State is an opportunity for the Governor to set a tone and vision for the year ahead. Evaluating this year’s address against the needs of New York children and…
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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 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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