ASAP is committed to actively working on shaping public policies which affect the provision of addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services. We are dedicated to representing the voice of the field with policymakers at the state and Federal levels. Public policy endeavors have a direct impact on funding, regulatory relief, improved business practices and movement towards more effective outcomes.
2.3.23 Highlights from Governor Hochul’s Health and Mental Hygiene (HMH) Budget. Also attached is a detailed chart of the specific provisions contained in the HMH “language” bill that proposes legislative changes necessary to implement the Governor’s financial plan for State Fiscal Year 2023-2024, which begins April 1.
2.1.23 FY2024 Executive Budget Briefing Book, which was just published a short while ago. Information on the Governor’s funding proposals for MH and SUD begin on page 112.
1.11.23 Summary of Governor Hochul’s State of the State address. Brown and Weinraub notes some of the proposals highlighted lack details and clarity until the Governor’s proposed budget bills are released. During elections years, the Governor has two additional weeks to release the Executive budget, making the latest date we expect to see the final proposal February 1.