Testimony, Comments and Briefs

2017 Testimony

  • APHA testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies regarding FY 2018 funding for CDC and HRSA (March 8)

2017 Comments

2017 Briefs

  • Health organization brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on the merits of the travel ban case (Sept. 18)
  • Public health and medical organization brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in the Loertscher prenatal substance use case (July 28)
  • Health organization brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the Whole Woman's Health Texas disposal case (July 12)
  • Health and environmental organization motion challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's delay of action to protect the public from ozone pollution (July 12)
  • Health organization brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in the travel ban case (June 9)
  • APHA brief in support of Planned Parenthood before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (April 5)
  • Health organization brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. in support of the respondent (March 2)
  • Public health and environmental brief in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s supplemental finding that it is appropriate and necessary to regulate hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants (Feb. 10)
  • Public health brief in support of Baltimore ordinance, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, to require that crisis pregnancy centers disclose that they do not provide abortions or comprehensive contraception counseling (Feb. 3)

2016 Testimony

  • APHA testimony to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs in support of S. 2210, the Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act (June 29)
  • APHA testimony supporting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s final rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses (May 25)
  • APHA testimony to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies regarding FY 2017 funding for CDC and HRSA (April 14)
  • Friends of HRSA testimony to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies regarding FY 2017 funding for HRSA (April 13)

2016 Comments

2016 Briefs

  • Organization brief in support of Planned Parenthood before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (Dec. 2)
  • Public health and medical organization brief to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in support of Tamara Loertscher (Nov. 10)
  • APHA and ACOG friend-of-the-court brief in support of Planned Parenthood of Arkansas & Eastern Oklahoma before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (Nov. 9)
  • Health organization brief in support of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida's ruling on Florida's physician gag law on firearms (April 27)
  • Public health and medical organization brief to the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in support of the Clean Power Plan (April 1)
  • Organization brief in support of Planned Parenthood before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (March 7)
  • Organization brief to the Supreme Court in support of HHS contraceptive coverage mandate, Zubik v. Burwell (Feb. 17)
  • Organization brief in support of Planned Parenthood before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (Feb. 4)
  • Friend-of-the-court brief by public health deans, department chairs and faculty and APHA to the U.S. Supreme Court on Whole Woman's Health v. Cole (Jan. 4)

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