Category Archives: Legislative

2018 Legislative Forecast

2018 Legislative Forecast December 2017: Quarterly Report   As we head toward the end of the year, the 2017 legislative session is but a distant image in our rearview mirror, and despite our enormous achievements, we’ve spent the fall months shifting focus to the upcoming 2018 session; teeing up our issues, meeting with key legislative … Continue reading 2018 Legislative Forecast

NASW Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

As a member of the broad national community of advocates for economic justice and equity for low and moderate income Americans, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is opposed to the  Tax Cut and Jobs Act. This bill, as written, would produce a windfall for the “super rich” while decimating safety-net programs that serve … Continue reading NASW Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

ACTION ALERT: Call your Assembly Member to Establish Legislative Committee on Racial ...

Call to Action Re: AB.5851 Racial Equity Bill Call Your Assembly Member Today! Disproportionate negative outcomes for people of color are represented throughout every system, including the legislative arena. While the general intent of legislation is to ameliorate social issues, it does not always consider embedded racial inequities and as such, can ultimately serve to … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Call your Assembly Member to Establish Legislative Committee on Racial Equity in the NYS Assembly

TOOLKIT: Grassroots Pocket Guide

NASW-NYS Grassroots Pocket Guide Presented by: Karin Carreau, MSW Carreau Consulting @ The Elk Street Group   A primary benefit of NASW-NYS membership is the comprehensive political and legislative representation we provide you on a daily basis. This grassroots pocket guide will provide a review of the legislative structure, legislative and budgetary processes. This toolkit is … Continue reading TOOLKIT: Grassroots Pocket Guide

2017-2018 Legislative Priorities

NASW-NYS 2017/2018 Legislative Agenda A primary benefit of NASW-NYS membership is the comprehensive political and legislative representation we provide you on a daily basis. While you are busy practicing, we are your voice at the Capitol protecting your career, defending your scope of practice, advancing legislation to expand practice opportunities, securing funding for membership workforce … Continue reading 2017-2018 Legislative Priorities