2011 Archives

2011 Testimony

  • APHA testimony  before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power opposing the "Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011" (February 9, 2011) 


  • APHA comments to Health and Human Services opposing a proposed religious-employer expemption clause to contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act (September 30, 2011)
  • Health Group comments to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the standards for regulations and guidance regarding modified risk products and claims in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA) (September 23, 2011)
  • APHA comments to USDA regarding Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Local Agency Recognition of Exemplary Breastfeeding Support Practices (August 29, 2011)
  • Health group letter to CMS/CMMI outlining key principles and recommendations for the types of models that should be considered for maximum impact on population health and health care costs (August 19, 2011)
  • Health group comments on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed rule to reduce mercury and air toxics from coal- and oil-fired power plants (August 4, 2011)
  • APHA comments to FDA regarding Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments (July 5, 2011)
  • APHA comments to FDA regarding Calorie Labeling of Articles in Vending Machines (July 5, 2011)
  • APHA comments to USDA regarding the the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education (SNAP-Ed) program (June 17, 2011)
  • APHA comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed rule for Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs (April 12, 2011)
  • APHA letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius supporting new federal concessions and vending guidelines (March 21, 2011)
  • APHA comments to the Surgeon General regarding the National Prevention and Health Promotion Strategy, Draft Vision, Goals, Strategic Directions (January 13, 2011)

    2011 Briefs

    • Public health amicus brief in support of FDA graphic warning labels on cigarrette packages (September 19, 2011)
    • Public Health amicus brief in support of New York City's requirement that retail stores post graphic warnings where tobacco products are sold (April 15, 2011)


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