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2022 ma4 LEGISLATIVE POLICIES

  • Promote funding for the Senior Growth and Development Fund
  • Promote Restoration of Full MoRx Program
  • Support Area Agency on Aging Funding during Appropriations Process
  • Support Infrastructure Projects including Broadband and Highway Repair
  • Support Workforce Development to Develop Employment Pathways in Senior Services

2022 SILVER HAIR LEGISLATIVE POLICIES

  • Funding for Senior Services Growth & Development Program      
  • Reinstatement of Funding to Missouri RX Program
  • Increase Funding for Area Agency on Aging Meals Programs
  •  5 % of Internet Sales Tax to Assist Area Agency on Aging Programs for Seniors
  • Expand Low-Cost High-Speed Internet to Rural Areas

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2021 MA4 LEGISLATIVE POLICIES

  • Maintain/Increase AAA Appropriations
  • Elder Abuse/Nursing Home Abuse
  • Funding for MORx
  • Cameras in Skilled Care Facilities-passed in 2020
  • Circuit Breaker
  • Intranet Sales Tax

2021 SILVER HAIR LEGISLATIVE POLICIES

  • Priority 1 – Reinstate Funding for the MoRx Program
  • Priority 2 – Missouri State Sales Tax on Internet-based Purchases
  • Tax on Tobacco from $0.17 to $1.81
  • Priority 4 – Money Recouped by MO HealthNet to be Earmarked for Return to MO HealthNet
  • Priority 5 – Missouri State Income Tax Credits for ‘Aging in Place’ Home Remodels

More info on Silver Haired Legislature: SILVER HAIRED LEGISLATURE

Federal Policy Update – Presented by n4a/Autumn Campbell September 10, 2019

Sandy Markwood (n4a CEO) Presentation To 2019 Summit on Aging & Health

2019 Summit on Aging & Health – Information relating to the 2019 Summit.

MA4 2019 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES: Legislative Priorities List

Senior Issues Needs Chart

Area Agencies Statewide Funding Trend Chart

Senior Services Growth Fund:

House Testimony From February 13, 2019

2008 – 2018 Summary of Senior Program Funding

Senior Funding Allocation Chart

General Discussion Points

SUMMARY OF MISSOURI GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PROPOSAL(Proposed on January 22, 2018) This document is an outline of the budget proposed by Missouri’s Governor. It will be amended and revised by the legislature during the regular session.

CIRCUIT BREAKER TAX CREDIT USE IN MISSOURI (Sorted by Senatorial District) – This resource details total funds delegated to circuit breaker tax credits in each Senatorial District in Missouri.

GOVERNOR’S TAX COMMISSION REPORT 2017 – Focuses on the use of various tax credits in the State of Missouri.

CHOICES FLYER


CIRCLE OF SERVICES FLYER


POCKET FACTS


IMPACT STATEMENT


FUNDING DISCUSSION POINTS


SUMMARY OF AAA FUNDING – 2008 – 2017


SB 192 – The Premium Tax Proposal

THE IMPACT OF ELIMINATION OF THE CIRCUIT BREAKER PROGRAM FOR RENTERS


MA4 SENATE TESTIMONY ON CIRCUIT BREAKER PROGRAM

MA4 SFY 2016 IMPACT STATEMENT – ONE INCIDENT AWAY FROM INSTITUTIONAL CARE.

MISSOURI SENATE TESTIMONY – MEALS FUNDING 2013 (1/22/13)

MA4 POSITION PAPER – MISSOURI SENIOR MEALS PROGRAMS AND FUNDING

MA4 POSITION PAPER REGARDING REAUTHORIZATION OF MO Rx PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM

AARP REPORT ON FUNDING FOR SENIOR SERVICES IN MISSOURI – Download the complete report entitled, “Weathering the Storm: The Impact of the Great Recession on Long-Term Services and Supports – State Profile: Missouri”. It was researched and compiled by the AARP Public Policy Institute.

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