Governor Continues Budget Stalemate that Fails Families, Communities, and the Economy

Statement from the Responsible Busget Coalition in response to the Governor's Budget Address

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Gov. Rauner’s Budget Cuts Funding for Critical Cancer-Fighting Programs

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan for the state budget.

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Budget Media Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Health Education/Promotion

Health and Human Services Budget Briefing - February 17, 2016

Following the Governor's budget address, a joint Health and Human Services briefing will be held from 2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Budget

Responsible Budget Coalition Update: February 16th, 2016

Weekly update from the Responsible Budget Coalition

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Media Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration

IPHA Successful in Freeing Family Case Management Funds

$30 million to be released to Family Case Management Program

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Budget Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration

Regulatory Update for the Week of February 5, 2016

View Illinois regulatory updates for the week of February 5, 2016

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

IPHA Continues to Work With Agencies Across Illinois to Address Budget Crisis

We will continue to raise awareness of the fundamental role of local public health

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Budget Media Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration

IPHA Working with Shriver Center to Require Payment of Family Case Management Funds

Court is being asked to declare that the Family Case Management program is part of the State’s Medicaid program and order that providers be paid for their services

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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Family Planning Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration Budget

Illinois Register Volume 40, Issue 5

The following actions pertaining to public health were published in the January 29th, 2016 issue of the Illinois Register

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Food and Nutrition Environmental Health

Responsible Budget Coalition Weekly Update: 2/2/16

This is a special edition of the Weekly Update, with in depth coverage of last week’s Responsible Budget Coalition State of Our State press conferences and Capitol Rally.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration Budget

United Way of Illinois Releases Results of Third State Budget Impasse Survey

Key findings from the third survey of non-profits reinforce the impact of the budget impasse on programs and services across Illinois

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IPHA CALL TO ACTION: State of OUR State Rally

Join us on January 27 for the Responsible Budget Coaltion's State of OUR State Rally, including the delivery of the State of OUR State Report to the Governor and Lawmakers.

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Regulatory Update for the week of January 18, 2016

View Illinois regulatory updates for the week of January 18, 2016.

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Press Conferences to Discuss Impact of Budget Impasse on Human Services

A series of press conferences will be held during the next week to discuss the impact of the budget impasse on public health and other human services providers.

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Media Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration Press Releases

State of OUR State Rally Scheduled for January 27

IPHA will join the Responsible Budget Coalition and many other organizations at the Capital to call for a responsible budget

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Health Administration Policy & Legislative Committee

IL REGULATORY UPDATES - January 4, 2016

The following regulatory actions pertaining to public health were published in the Illinois Register on January 4, 2016 in Volume 40, Issue 1.

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Environmental Health Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Health Administration

Capacity of Local Health Departments at the Breaking Point

More than 5.5 million people – two of every five Illinoisans – are served by local health departments that are struggling to serve their communities due to the budget impasse.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration Press Releases

IPHA Leadership Continues to Push for Appropriate State Funding

President Link-Mullison sends letter to the editor regarding funding and impact on public health systems

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Regulatory Actions Pertaining to Public Health

Regulatory actions pertaining to public health were published in the December 4, 2015 (Volume 39, Issue 49) issue of the Illinois Register

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IPHA and House Bill 500: Improving Access to Oral Health Care in Illinois

Senator Haine sponsored bill to provide better access to dental care for underprivileged children

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Oral Health Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Press Releases

Update on IPHA's Advocacy Efforts Regarding the Budget Impasse

Read a brief letter from the IPHA President on recent advocacy efforts regarding the budget impasse.

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Media

CDC Coalition Urges Legislators to Fund Programs at Recommended Level

IPHA and numerous other health agencies across the nation submit letter to legislators in Washington DC

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AIDS Foundation of Chicago Submits Recommendations to HHS Regarding Affordable Care Act

AFC provides comments to help make sure anti-discrimination is a reality for all people, especially those living with HIV/AIDS

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Health Equity Policy & Legislative Committee HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Legislation

IPHA and IAPHA media results for the recent campaign for the passage of the local health protection grant funding.

IPHA and IAPHA media results for the recent campaign for the passage of the local health protection grant funding. Thanks to all the local health departments for their efforts.

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Your support is needed for petition to urge Governor to pass a BUDGET!

Sign online to support IPHA's petition to urge the Governor to pass a budget in Illinois to protect our public health services.

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Media Petition: I Support Public Health in Illinois Health Administration Policy & Legislative Committee

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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.