Testimony, Comments and Briefs

2014 Testimony

  • APHA testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies regarding FY 2015 funding for CDC and HRSA (March 28)
  • APHA testimony submitted for the record to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights regarding solitary confinement (Feb. 20)
  • Equity Caucus testimony submitted for the record to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee regarding surface transportation reauthorization legislation (Jan. 14)

2014 Comments

  • Organization comments regarding emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare and Medicaid participating providers and suppliers (March 26)
  • APHA comments regarding OSHA’s proposal to protect silica-exposed workers (Jan. 27)

2014 Briefs

  • APHA amicus brief opposing Arkansas law limiting abortion at 12 weeks if a fetal heartbeat can be detected (July 17)
  • APHA amicus brief opposing North Carolina narrated ultrasound requirement (July 1)
  • Organizational amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in support of strong mandatory disclosure laws to protect consumers and public health (April 21)
  • Organizational amicus brief in support of Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage requirement (April 21)
  • Organizational amicus brief in support of Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage requirement (April 4)
  • APHA amicus brief in support of Jackson Women's Health Organization and access to full range of reproductive health services (Jan. 28) 
  • Health and reproductive rights organizations amicus brief in support of the Health and Human Services contraceptive rule (Jan. 28)