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Current Issue

July 17: House Passes 21st Century Cures; CDC Releases Ebola Report

July 10: NACCHO Annual Recap; Dr. Hasbrouck Publishes Op-Ed on MRC Program

July 2: Going to NACCHO Annual?; FY2016 Update

June 26: ACA Decision and Appropriations Update

June 19: NACCHO Board Elections; House LHHS Marks Up Appropriations Bill

June 12:NACCHO Releases 2015 'Forces of Change'

June 5: NACCHO Executive Director Participates in Antibiotic Meeting;Take Action to Stop Cuts to Public Transportation

May 29: New Podcast with Baltimore City Health Commissioner, Select NACCHO Annual 2015 Sessions

May 22: Congress Memorial Day Recess; NACCHO Supports Bill that Protects Children from Nicotine Poisoning

May 15: Congress Upcoming Memorial Day Recess; House Unveils their 21st Century Cures Bill

May 8: Senate Passes Budget Resolution; White House Nominates DeSalvo

May 1: Big Cities Host Preparedness Briefing; NACCHO Marks E-Cigs Anniversary

April 24: Senate Vote to Repeal Prevention Fund Fails; CDC Reports Progress on Winnable Battles

April 17: Congress Passes Doc Fix Bill; House Holds Ebola Hearing

April 10: President Issues Proclamation for NPHW; House Announces the Formation of a Public Health Caucus

April 3: Budget Resolution Recap; Congress Heads Home for Recess

March 27: Invite Members of Congress to Visit Your Health Department; House Approves Budget Resolution

March 20: Last Chance to Support PHEP and HPP Funding;CHIP and Home Visiting Program Extensions Advance in Congress

March 13: Still Time to Weigh in With Congress; Support PHEP and HPP Funding

March 6: NACCHO Board Approves Policy Statements; DHS Funding Bill Passes

February 27: NACCHO Board and SACCHOs on Capitol Hill; Appropriations Requests Due March 27

February 20: NACCHO Educates New Members of Congress

February 13: HELP Hearing on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases; Ebola Update

February 6: President Releases FY2016 Budget Proposal; Measles Outbreak Stirs Up Responses from Congress

January 30: NACCHO Announces New Executive Director; Take Action by Feb 4 to Stop Budget Cuts

January 23: President on State of the Union; 114th Congress Committee Assignments

January 16: Webinar: What to Expect from the 114th Congress; Funding Opportunity for Ebola Planning and Response Activities

January 9: 114th Congress Begins; House Passes Two Bills to Tweak the ACA

January 2: What to Watch in 2015


December 19: 113th Congress Adjourns; NACCHO Plans Webinar on 114th Congress

December 12: House Passes Appropriations Bill for FY2015; Ebola Update

December 5: Journal Supplement Featuring BCHC Urban Health Departments; NACo Unveils County Explore Interactive Map Tool


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