Policy and Advocacy
ASA Board Chair Bob Blancato, who is president of Matz, Blancato & Associates in Washington D.C. as well as a current AARP Board member, has an article on The Huffington Post concerning the new issue of ASA’s journal, Generations. The issue covers a comprehensive range of policy matters… Read More
ASA applauds the opinion released today in New York by U.S. District Court Judge Jesse Furman, which blocks the inclusion of an added question concerning citizenship in the 2020 Census.
ASA has joined with other Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) in calling on the new Democratic leadership of the House of Representatives to reestablish the House Select Committee on Aging.
This week, ASA joined with many other member organizations of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) to oppose the proposed change of rules by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for expanding the “public charge” policy to dete
On this national day of mourning, ASA wishes to thank President George H.W.
ASA recently joined with 31 other member organizations of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) in expressing concern to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services about the Department of Health and Human Services plans to reallocate funding from several important programs to… Read More
On October 24, President Trump signed major legislation to curb the nation’s opioid crisis. The “Substance Use–Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act” or the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act” enhances addiction treatment and… Read More
ASA recently joined more than 30 other national organizations, including AARP, Justice in Aging, and NCOA, in a letter to the House and Senate conference committee seeking to reconcile differences between the two chambers in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.
ASA has joined with the We Stand With Seniors initiative, launched by West Health and The SCAN Foundation, in calling upon California’s major-party gubernatorial candidates to engage in a debate on important issues affecting older Californians. In encourging the candidates to participate ASA… Read More