Press Conference Update

March 27, 2024

Good afternoon,

We hosted a well attended OMIG Audit Reform press conference this afternoon with coverage from many media outlets including the NY Post and Charter Communications. The event was broadcast live on Facebook (link to the recorded event below) and the following elected leaders stepped up to the microphone in support of OMIG Audit Reform:

  • Senator Pete Harckham  (bill sponsor)
  • Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (bill sponsor)
  • Senator Nathalia Fernandez  
  • Assemblyman Harvey Epstein
  • Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther
  • Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon

And representation from the following statewide coalitions/associations:

  • NYS Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
  • Community Healthcare Association of NYS (CHCANYS)
  • CPState
  • Federation of Mental Health Services
  • New York State Psychiatric Association
  • Inter-Agency Council on Developmental Disabilities

Here’s a recording of the event held this afternoon.  NYS Council remarks at the 8:18 mark: