ASHA Sign-Ons & Statements of Support (2015)

  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity opposing harmful riders limiting the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids asking for updated guidance clarifying that plans must cover a comprehensive tobacco cessation benefit with no cost-sharing
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Trust for America’s Health supporting a balanced approach to sequestration relief which maintains full funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Society of Health and Physical Educators supporting health and PE as core subjects in ESEA
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids asking to quickly publish a proposed rule requiring liquid nicotine products to carry child-resistant packaging and nicotine exposure warnings
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Trust for America’s Health, Healthy Schools Campaign and Attendance Works supporting a national effort that the US Department of Education is planning to address chronic absenteeism in schools
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids to ensure language in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement stipulate that countries protect citizens from tobacco harm by adopting public health measures
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids to addressing the grandfather issue for e-cigarettes and cigars
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the National Campaign in support of maintaining federal funding for the evidence based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by SIECUS in support of funding for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, DASH and a call for the elimination of the Competitive Abstinence Education (CAE) grant program
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Non-Defense Discretionary Coalition to replace sequestration with a balanced approach to deficit reduction
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the American Legacy Foundation requesting that the Office of Head Start include tobacco control measures in its program requirements
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids requesting that the FDA bring an enforcement action against RJ Reynolds for its advertising of Natural American Spirit cigarettes
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids requesting that House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders follow up on the grandfather law issue for e-cigarettes and cigars
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Student Health Advocacy Coalition in support of the Opportunity Dashboard of Core Resources amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity to support child nutrition reauthorization recommendations
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the National Coalition of STD Directors to restore devastating cuts to STD prevention
  • Sign-on Letter: Sponsored by the Center for Science in the Public Interest in opposition of harmful riders affecting the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in opposition of weaker tobacco legislation
  • Endorsed language: Senator Udall’s Expectant and Parenting Students Amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act (S 1177)
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education in support of Health Education in Schools
  • Letter of Support: 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey
  • Sign-On Letter: Co-sponsored by the Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce, the Coalition for Health Funding and the Committee for Education Funding asking House and Senate Appropriations Committees to increase the top line spending level for HHS
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association in support of Family Engagement in Education
  • Endorsed Language: Senator Kaine’s Teach Safe Relationships Act (S 355)
  • Letter of Support: Sponsored by SHAC and sent to Senate HELP Committee supporting 2016 CDC appropriations
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine in support of establishing a physical activity research program within the NIH Common Fund UPDATE: REQUEST GRANTED
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the American Public Health Association in support of a funding level of $77.8 billion for CDC programs in 2016
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the National Farm to School Network to bolster funding for the Farm to School Act of 2015
  • Sign-On Letter: Co-sponsored by the National Women’s Law Center and the Healthy Teen Network in support of the Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the Trust for America’s Health in support of the Prevention and Public Health Fund
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by the Sex Ed Coalition in support of Adolescent Sexual Health – TPPI and DASH funding; and the elimination of Competitive Abstinence Education
  • Sign-On Letter: Sponsored by Society of Health and Physical Educators which was sent to the Senate HELP Committee to ensure that health and physical education remain prominent in ESEA and are eligible for federal funding, whether or not core subjects are addressed; also requested that the PEP grant remain in the bill