ASHA Sign-Ons & Statements of Support

2016

  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by Healthy Schools, A CALL FOR PRESIDENT’S CHILDREN’S INITIATIVE: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AT SCHOOL
  • Statement of Support: the President’s signing into law the new FDA ruling extending its authority to all tobacco products (Read More)
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Coalition for Tobacco-Free Kids to Major League Baseball and its Players Association to remove smokeless tobacco use from baseball
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Coalition for Tobacco-Free Kids to the FDA to implement a track and trace system to curb the illicit market in tobacco products
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Coalition for Tobacco-Free Kids to Congress to request level funding from FY2016 for the CDC Office on Smoking and Health
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Coalition for Tobacco-Free Kids to Congress requesting the $635 million in user fees that the Tobacco Control Act authorizes FDA to collect for FY 2017
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers to CMS  to establish national consensus around the scope of work needed to achieve excellence in school-based Medicaid programs
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by ASCD and coalition in response to the president’s budget only being 1/3 of the authorized amount for Title IV funding, and urges Congress adequately fund it
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by SIECUS support of FY 2017 funding for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and the Division of Adolescent and School Health, as well as the elimination of the annually-funded abstinence-only-until-marriage grant program
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by Results for America in support for evidence-based funding for a broad range of programs including TPPP
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Food Marketing Work group – UCONN Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity asking General Mills to stop marketing Betty Crocker fruit snacks to children
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to the FDA requesting explanation for why new tobacco products remain on the market without a premarket review by FDA
  • Comments Submitted: recommendations to the Department of Education to implement programs under the new “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) prior to publishing proposed regulations
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Coalition for Health Funding to increase the top line spending level for HHS to increase the top line spending level for HHS
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids responding to the Housing and Urban Development Department’s proposed rule instituting Smokefree Public Housing

2015 Sign-Ons & Statements of Support