LiveOn NY advocates for investments in senior services at March City Council budget hearings

March Preliminary Budget Hearings were an opportunity for the needs of older New Yorkers to be heard

LiveOn NY testified on the importance of funding senior services to the following committees:

  • Committee on Aging
    • Chaired by Council Member Chin
  • Committee on Finance
    • Chaired by Council Member Dromm
  • Committee on Immigration
    • Chaired by Council Member Menchaca
  • Committee on Veterans
    • Chaired by Council Member Deutsch
  • Committee on Contracts
    • Chaired by Council Member Brannan
  • Committee on General Welfare (testimony submitted in writing)
    • Chaired by Council Member Levin
  • Committee on Health
    • Chaired by Council Member Levine
  • Committee on Housing (testimony submitted in writing)
    • Chaired by Council Member Cornegy

Click here to read the testimony we submitted to the Aging Committee. At this particular hearing we were joined by a packed house of seniors looking to advocate for #FullFundingforDFTA in this year's budget.

Check out our FY19 Budget Priorities found here.

Thank you to all of City Council for the opportunity to share the needs of older New Yorker's and how the city can make New York a better place to age!