Action Alerts - Health

Medicaid action alert
This bill cuts Medicaid, the essential program that children, seniors, pregnant women, and people with disabilities rely on in my Texas community.
Each year, hundreds of NH children are found to have elevated lead levels in their blood. Because even small amounts of lead can cause children to suffer permanent ...
Voices for Utah Children
Utah residents: Your state representative needs to hear from you about Healthy Utah!
Make sure the Drug Free Communities program gets funded!
The Campaign for Youth Justice is circulating a sign-on letter calling on governors to implement new legislation protecting youth in adult prisons (PREA). Contact ...
Show your support for the Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act, legislation aimed at improving graduation rates among secondary school students ...
Contact your congressional representatives and urge them to co-sponsor the Mental Health in Schools Act (S. 195, H.R. 628).
It's time to update the food choices that our kids have in school, and the USDA needs to know so.
There are people in Congress who would cut or end vital services in order to preserve enormous tax cuts for the wealthiest people and increase poverty.  Tell ...
With a fiscal cliff looming in the not-so-distant future, it's important to keep one thing in mind: what we do now will impact our children for decades to come.
feeding america
The first 100 days of an administration are critical.  Send a letter to President Obama to tell him to make hunger issues a priority in the first 100 days.
November 9, 2012 Be Careful What You Cut
Cutting children from the budget now will cost us later.
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Ask your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Breastfeeding Promotion Act today, which would provide all mothers who want to breastfeed unpaid time and private, ...
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A new bill in the House would extend payment to behavioral health facilities.  Urge your Representatives to support H.R. 6043 today!
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Ask Your Representative to fight cuts to SNAP by co-sponsoring H.Res. 760.
Today the Supreme Court issued a decision that will allow the Affordable Care Act (health reform) to continue, protecting the health of America's children, youth and ...
Thank your Senator for voting down amendments that threatened to increase barriers or reduce funding for crucial programs that ensure children don't go hungry.
The EPA's long-awaited Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are now under attack in Congress. Show your support and urge your  Congressperson to support the new ...
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June 12, 2012 Kids & the Farm Bill
Two amendments are on offer today as the Senate considers the Farm Bill - one good and one bad. Take action today to ensure children have the food they need to grow ...
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US Senator Jack Reed, Chairman, and US Senator Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member are urging their colleagues to support US EPA’s Office of Children’s Health ...