IPHA Week in Review - July 10, 2015

Legislative review

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Budget Resources for Local Health Departments

IPHA has prepared two spreadsheets to display the full IDPH budget and the Grants-In-Aid budget for the Division of Family and Community Services in IDHS.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

2015 Policy Resolutions

In 2015, IPHA general membership adopted three policy resolutions available for download here. Policy resolutions sunset every ten years. An archive of past resolutions will be added to the website soon. For a complete listing of past resolutions or more information on a specific policy resolution, contact the IPHA office at ipha@ipha.com.

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HR 535 adopted in honor of Gary Robinson's retirement

House Resolution 535 recently adopted by the Illinois House which congratulates long time IPHA member, Gary Robinson on his retirement after 38 years

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Press Releases Health Administration Policy & Legislative Committee

IPHA distributes Letter to the Editor on Budget Impasse

IPHA distributes Letter to the Editor on Budget Impasse

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Policy & Legislative Committee Media

Comment period for IDPH's draft MCH Services Block Grant needs assessment, application and annual report

Illinois Department of Public Health has released its draft needs assessment, application and annual report for the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health

IPHA and partners write letter to HFS in support of designating LHDs as "direct access providers" in Medicaid managed care program

IPHA and partners write letter to HFS in support of designating LHDs as "direct access providers" in Medicaid managed care program

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Archived Webinar: Cap the Copay

Archived Webinar: Cap the Copay

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Policy & Legislative Committee Webinar

IPHA Call to Action - Illinois Tobacco Quitline is in danger of shutting down!

The Illinois Tobacco Quitline is in danger of shutting down! Governor Rauner has suspended the funding effective immediately. We can’t let this happen!

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

IPHA News In Brief - April 6

IPHA News in Brief for April 6, 2015

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

IPHA Letter to Governor Rauner to fund replacement of Chicago laboratory

The Illinois Public Health Association today sent a letter to Governor Rauner and the legislative leaders urging him to include funds for the replacement of the Chicago laboratory in any capital projects bill passed this year.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

Hepatitis C Legislative Caucus Reception held at IPHA

The Hepatitis C Legislative Caucus Reception was recently held at the IPHA office in Springfield

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Logan County Public Health Department plans local event for legislators and county board members

ogan County Public Health Director, Don Cavi, meets with IPHA staff to help plan and discuss his local event for legislators and county board members.

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Media Affiliates Policy & Legislative Committee

Illinois Register Volume 39, Issue 11; Water Well Code Updates

Illinois Register Volume 39, Issue 11

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

Representative Sue Scherer shows her support at recent HIV Care Connect exhibit

Representative Sue Scherer shows her support at recent HIV Care Connect exhibit

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Media HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Policy & Legislative Committee

Organizations encouraged to sign-on to letter to congressional appropriators urging them to allocate the Prevention and Public Health Fund in FY2016

Many of you have signaled your support of the Prevention and Public Health Fund in the past and we urge you to join the letter!

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

IPHA CALL TO ACTION! Raw Milk Legislation

Raw Milk legislation is on the move.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Weekly Legislative Report - February 13, 2015

Get IPHA's weekly legislative report here.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

WCIA interviews IPHA Policy Director on the HEAL Act

Recently, IPHA Policy Director, Ralph Schubert, was interviewed by WCIA on the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act to discuss the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. View the news clip here.

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Media Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

Bill Status Report - March 6, 2015

The Bill Status Reports provide reference information for determining how far along a bill, resolution or joint resolution, is in the legislative process. The report is updated following legislative action by the House or the Senate. The update indicates the status of each bill or resolution as reported in the House of Representatives and Senate Journals. For each bill or resolution, the Report records the legislative action and the date the action took place.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

Regulatory Update for week of January 17th

Find this week's regulatory update on proposed rules here.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

2014 Policy Resolutions

In 2014, IPHA general membership adopted four policy resolutions available for download here.

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Policy Resolutions Policy & Legislative Committee

Sign-on in support of a strong and more protective ozone standard

Join APHA Executive Director and other leading public health professionals in signing a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy in support of a strong and more protective ozone standard.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Environmental Health

Online Legislative Resources

These are just some of the legislative links that you may find helpful in your advocacy efforts.

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Policy & Legislative Committee

The Policy and Legislative Committee is responsible for the policy development and implementation activities of the Association including health policy, legislation, and resolutions. To request to join this Committee, please email ipha@ipha.com.