Policy and Advocacy
NYSPHA Federal Policy and Advocacy
11/11/2022: NYSPHA signed on to a letter by APHA and the CDC Coalition urging the Congressional leadership to include at least $10.45 billion for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s programs in any final FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill. Click <here> to read the letter.
9/21/2022: NYSPHA signed on to a letter to U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rohit Chopra urge that CFPB begin the process of issuing a rule that would prohibit medical debts from appearing on credit reports if the debts arose from medically necessary services. Click <here> to read the letter.
9/20/2022: NYSPHA signed on to a letter to U.S. Senators in support of the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 8404/S. 4556). Click <here> to read the letter.
7/25/2022: NYSPHA wrote to the federal Food and Drug Administration in strong support of the proposed rule to prohibit menthol cigarettes (Docket No. FDA-2021-N-1349). Click <here> to read the letter.