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Legislative Alerts

2017

  • 1-5-17 Senate to Begin Debate on Affordable Care Act Repeal Resolution

2016

  • 6-14-16 ASTHO President Ed Ehlinger Leads Congressional Briefing on Health Equity
  • 3-10-16 State Health Officials Meet with Congress and Administration Officials during ASTHO Hill Day Activities
  • 3-6-16 ASTHO Releases FY 2017 Priorities
  • 2-11-16 President Releases FY 2017 Budget Proposal

2015

  • 12-18-15 Public Health Funding in the FY16 Budget
  • 4-17-15 ASTHO Applauds the Creation of the Public Health Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives
  • 2-5-15 ASTHO Releases Summary and Analysis of President's FY 2016 Budget

2014

  • 12-17-14 President Signs Bill to Fund Most of Federal Government Through FY15
  • 12-10-14 Labor-HHS Appropriations FY 15 Agreement
  • 11-13-14 Senate Committee Meets to Discuss Ebola Funding
  • 4-3-14 ASTHO President Participates in Congressional Briefing on Prescription Drug Abuse
  • 1-15-14 Omnibus Budget Package Introduced

2013

  •  12-20-13 Budget Deal Passes Congress
  •  12-11-13 Bipartisan Budget Agreement Announced
  •  10-17-13 Government Shutdown Ends
  •  10-16-13 Effects of Federal Government Shutdown on Public Health 
  •  10-10-13 Government Shutdown and Debt Ceiling
  •  10-3-13 ASTHO Assists States as Federal Shutdown Continues
  •  10-1-13 Backgrounder on the Government Shutdown
  •  9-30-13 Potential Effects of Government Shutdown on State Public Health: Government Shutdown Could Impact WIC
  •  7-15-13 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee FY 2014 Bill 
  •  7-9-13 Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY 2014 Bill
  •  5-29-13 ASTHO Releases Preliminary Analysis of President's FY 14 Budget Proposal
  •  5-2-13 CDC Releases FY13 Operating Plan 
  •  4-25-13 HHS Announces Major Changes to Allocation of Prevention and Public Health Fund
  •  3-21-13 Full-Year Continuing Resolution Passes Congress
  •  3-1-13 Federal Sequester Takes Effect
  •  1-14-13 OMB Memo to Federal Agency Heads: Planning for Budgetary Uncertainty Due to Sequestration and FY 2013 Appropriations Delays
  •  1-1-13 Summary of Fiscal Cliff Deal and Impact on Public Health

2012

  •  12-19-12 Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act Passes the U.S House
  •  11-19-12 ASTHO's Sequestration Fact Page
  •  9-19-12 ASTHO Report on Sequestration: Potential Impacts on Public Health