Patrick M. Gallivan's posts related to Social Services

Senator Gallivan Meets With Members of The Town of Lancaster and Wyoming County Youth Bureaus

Senator Gallivan, Chairman of the Senate Social Services Committee, with several young adults from the Lancaster and Wyoming County Youth Bureaus in his Albany office.

Joint Budget hearing on Human Services

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan questions Comissioner Gladys Carrion regarding NYS Family Services

NYS Senator Patrick Gallivan Discusses Unfunded Mandate Relief for Local Gov't.

Medicaid Opt-Out Legislation Approved In Committee

Major Medicaid Reform Legislation Approved In Social Services Committee


Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R,C,I – Elma), Chairman of the Senate Social Services Committee today announced a major piece of reform legislation has passed through the Social Services Committee with his enthusiastic support. The bill, often referred to as Medicaid opt-out legislation, allows for increased local control of Medicaid by permitting county governments to “opt-out” of non-mandated services that do not fit the needs of their specific county, significantly reducing the cost burden on local property taxpayers.


Gallivan Addresses Young Adults From Across New York During the Association of New York State Youth Bureaus Legislative Meet & Greet

Chairman of the New York State Senate Social Services Committee, Patrick M. Gallivan, was a featured speaker during the annual Association of New York State Youth Bureaus legislative meet and greet. Senator Gallivan met with young adults from across the state to discuss the vital role of youth bureaus in youth intervention, gang prevention, and leadership development.

WNY American Red Cross

Representatives of WNY American Red Cross with Senator Gallivan and Assemblywoman Corwin