ADEA State Update

Loan Repayment Bill for Dentists Pre-filed in Florida

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On November 4, Sen. Anitere Flores (R-FL) pre-filed S.B. 344 for the 2014 Legislative Session. The bill establishes the Dental Student Loan Repayment Program in order to encourage qualified dentists to practice in medically underserved... Click Here To Read More

Update on State Ballot Measures

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According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), voters in six states considered 31 ballot measures on November 5. Three of the six states had measures on their ballots that are of interest to the dental education community.

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Update on the 2014 Legislative Session

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The majority of states will convene for their 2014 regular legislative session in January. State legislatures will address issues such as health care reform, continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), alternative workforce models, regulating cigarettes and e-cigarettes, Medicaid reform, higher education policy and financing issues,... Click Here To Read More

Columbia, Missouri Votes to Keep Fluoridated Water

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On November 4, the Columbia City Council voted against a proposal to stop fluoridating the city's water supply. The fifth-largest city in Missouri, Columbia has been... Click Here To Read More

New York City Raises Smoking Age to 21

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On October 30, the New York City Council approved legislation, by a 36-9 vote, to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21 years... Click Here To Read More

Dental Program Spotlight: Colorado

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As you may know, under current Colorado law, a dental hygienist licensed to practice in the state may be the proprietor of a dental hygiene practice. In addition, a licensed dental hygienist may practice unsupervised in the state. Specifically, Colorado is one of 36 states which permit registered dental hygienists to have direct access. Direct... Click Here To Read More

ADEA AGR Twitter Account December 2013

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For additional information on issues affecting academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research in Congress, federal agencies and state legislatures, please follow ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations on Twitter at ADEAAGR; there is much to “tweet” about.

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