State Health Policy

Reports and Resources

Maps and Charts of State Laws and Policies

ASTHO developed the following maps and charts that provide a snapshot of the status of the laws, regulations, and policies on issues impacting public health and state health agencies.

2016 State and Territorial Gubernatorial Elections and Results

ASTHO's State Health Policy team developed a summary of the 2016 gubernatorial election results.

State Legislative Summaries

Following the adjournment of state legislatures each year, ASTHO's State Health Policy team develops a report summarizing the activity on some of the key public health issues addressed that year. Beginning in 2015, the State Health Policy team produced interim legislative reports outlining the progress of public health bills through the state legislatures.

State Legislative Prospectus

To provide an overview of the issues affecting state health agencies and public health, ASTHO has reviewed available prefiled bills and surveyed the state health agency legislative liaisons regarding priorities and issues they expect their legislatures to address in the coming year.