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MPHA September 2019 Newsletter

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MPHA Summer 2019 Newsletter

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MPHA June 2019 Newsletter

 

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MPHA May 2019 Newsletter

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MPHA April 2019 Newsletter

 

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MPHA March 2019 Newsletter

Click here to read the MPHA March 2019 newsletter What’s inside:   Message from Carlene Pavlos, Executive Director Transportation Justice: MPHA Policy Priorities Address Both Access & Climate/Air Quality Impacts MPHA FY20 State Budget Priorities Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) &…

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Transportation Justice and Health Equity: MPHA Policy Priorities Address Both Access & Air Quality, Climate Impact

Transportation is a critical issue for health equity. Not only does access to reliable, safe, and affordable transportation connect people and communities to the resources needed to be healthy, the transportation sector is a driving factor of climate change and…

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Baker’s FY20 Budget Proposal Level Funds Public Health Dep’t, Highlights Include Funding for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention, New Fees on Prescription Opioids & E-Cigarettes

On Wednesday, January 23, Governor Baker announced his budget proposal for fiscal year 2020. Governor Baker’s budget proposal includes a 1.5% increase in funding over FY19 spending. It level funds the Department of Public Health with an overall budget of…

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Action Alert: Ask your Rep. & Senator to co-sponsor health equity legislation

Thank you to everyone who reached out to your Senator and Representative last month! We had great success during the cosponsorship drive–showing strong support from the legislature for our priority bills. There’s a lot more to do to make sure…

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Support Ballot Question 3 to Maintain Civil Rights for All

Last month, MPHA’s Board voted to endorse the “Yes on 3” ballot campaign, which will be before Massachusetts voters on November 6th. A “Yes” vote on Question 3 will maintain civil rights protections for transgender individuals voted into law in…

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