Breaking Advocacy News

Advocacy updates in real time from the nation's capital.

  1. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of May 22, 2017

    Ask Your Representative To Support Nursing Home Regulatory Reform The present system of nursing home oversight is overly burdensome and counterproductive to high-quality nursing home care. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) is asking his colleagues in the House of Representatives to join him in signing a

  2. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of May 15, 2017

    OSHA Extends Electronic Recordkeeping Compliance Deadline OSHA has not specified a substitute compliance deadline for electronic submission of the Form 300A.  The original July 1, 2017 deadline had been applicable to LeadingAge members in the following categories: Employers with 250 or more ...

  3. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of May 8, 2017

    HUD 202 Housing Tour This morning, on May 8, LeadingAge and other members of the Elderly Housing Coalition, which LeadingAge coordinates, led a tour of our member St. Mary’s ...

  4. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of May 1, 2017

    Clouds and Some Silver Linings for Housing in Omnibus Spending Bill LeadingAge got a look at the omnibus spending bill early this morning. Congress has given itself until midnight this Friday to pass the measure to avoid a government shutdown. As with any 1600+ page bill, there are bright spots and disappointments ...

  5. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of April 24, 2017

    LeadingAge Repeats Its Message to Congress: Hands off Medicaid LeadingAge staff members continue advocacy efforts on behalf of seniors who rely on Medicaid. Recently, LeadingAge has met with many key Hill offices and has more meetings scheduled this week - including top Congressional leadership. The message remains ...