State Update

ADEA is Accepting Requests for Advocacy Workshops - August 2014

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ADEA’s Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio (AGR) is offering its ADEA Advocacy Workshop series to ADEA members. AGR’s staff of advocacy professionals (who have worked in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress) will travel to your institution to present information on how to become an effective advocate for academic dentistry and... Click Here To Read More

ADEA State Advocacy Toolkit - August 2014

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ADEA has developed a State Advocacy Toolkit, enabling ADEA members to more effectively advocate for dental education and dental and craniofacial research.

The importance of being an advocate for academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research cannot... Click Here To Read More

ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map - August 2014

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Introduced in 2013, the ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map provides access to the most up-to-date information on state legislation of interest to academic dentistry. Users can view the current status of bills, including upcoming hearing dates, as well as current bill... Click Here To Read More

ADEA AGR Twitter Account - August 2014

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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.... Click Here To Read More

ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Harry W. Bruce, Jr. Legislative Fellowship - August 2014

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Dental school faculty members or administrators who want to interface with members of Congress on issues of importance to oral health are encouraged to apply for the ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Harry W. Bruce, Jr. Legislative Fellowship. The fellow selected spends three months in Washington, D.C., working on issues and... Click Here To Read More

ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship - August 2014

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The ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship is a six-week, stipend-supported internship in the Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio of the ADEA Policy Center (ADEA AGR) in Washington, D.C. This student legislative internship provides a unique learning experience for predoctoral,... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Unveils a New State Legislative Tracking Tool

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ADEA recently unveiled an interactive map that provides current information on state legislation of interest to academic dentistry for all 50 states and the District of Columbia (Puerto Rico will be added to the map later this year). The map will allow users to:

Update on State Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act

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Twenty states and the District of Columbia plan to expand their Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to information provided by the Commonwealth Fund. Under the ACA, as of January 1, 2014, Medicaid eligibility will be expanded to reach all children and adults under age 65 with incomes at or below 133% of the federal... Click Here To Read More

Circuit Court Upholds Authority of Kentucky Governor to Create a Health Insurance Marketplace and Expand Medicaid Under the Affordable Care Act

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The Commonwealth of Kentucky, Franklin Circuit Court issued two opinions on September 3 in David Adams, et al. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, et al. The first upheld the authority of Gov. Steve Beshear (D-KY) to create a health insurance exchange/marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the second upheld the governor’s... Click Here To Read More

National Governors Association Announces New Executive Committee Leadership

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The National Governors Association (NGA) has announced the new leadership of its Executive Committee for the 2013–2014 year.

The new NGA Chair Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK) and NGA Vice Chair Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) will lead the nine-member Executive Committee. The Executive Committee determines the association’s priorities and... Click Here To Read More