Letters to Congress and federal agencies

March 2021
  • APHA letter to the U.S. Senate in support of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (March 4)
  • CDC Coalition FY 2022 request letter to House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee leaders (March 1)
  • Letter from APHA to the House of Representatives in support of H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 (March 1)
February 2021
  • APHA letter to the House of Representatives in support of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Feb. 25)
  • APHA letter to the House of Representatives in support of the Equality Act (Feb. 23)
  • Organization letter to Congress in support of the Raise the Wage Act of 2021, which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 (Feb. 22)
  • Organization letter to the Senate and House of Representatives urging no less than $500 million in funding for the Agency for Healthcare and Research and Quality in fiscal year 2022 (Feb. 22)
  • Organization letter to Congress urging support for transportation policies that reduce both harmful air pollution and climate pollution (Feb. 18)
  • Organization letter to Congress and the Biden-Harris administration outlining key nutrition priorities for the 117th Congress (Feb. 17)
  • Organization letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services calling for updated language in the Medicaid School Health Technical Assistance Guide to remove barriers that schools face in providing health services to Medicaid eligible students (Feb. 16)
  • Organization letter urging a significant, long-term investment in public health infrastructure in future legislation to speed the response to the COVID-19 pandemic (Feb. 12)
  • Organization letter to to congressional leaders urging the inclusion of the COVID-19 in Corrections Data Transparency Act in the next federal COVID relief package (Feb. 9)
  • Organization statement urging the inclusion of key children’s nutrition provisions in upcoming pandemic recovery legislation (Feb. 5)
  • Organization letter to congressional leaders urging the inclusion of the Community Immunity During COVID-19 Act in the next COVID-19 legislative package (Feb. 5)
  • Statement from the Maternal Immunization Task Force urging the importance of allowing access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant people (Feb. 3)
January 2021