State Update

National Health Service Corps Announces Expansion of Primary Care Workforce in Communities

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On October 9, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that because of the Affordable Care Act, $283 million has been invested in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) in FY14 to increase... Click Here To Read More

Gubernatorial Election Results

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On November 4, 2014, gubernatorial elections were held in 36 states; however as of November 6, election results were not final in Alaska and Vermont.[1] Below is a list of election results in states where 1) the political party of the outgoing governor differs from that of the governor-elect, 2) the... Click Here To Read More

Results of State Ballot Measures Impacting Dentistry and Higher Education

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Several states placed measures on the general election ballot that directly impact dentistry and/or higher education policy. Based on information from the National Conference of State Legislatures the following list has been compiled for your review.


California

67.2 percent of California voters rejected ... Click Here To Read More

State Policy Updates - November 2014

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Virginia

In 2012, S.J.R. 50 directed the Joint Commission on Health Care (JCHC) to conduct a two-year study of the fiscal impact of untreated dental disease in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The two-year study resulted in a policy option to include... Click Here To Read More

Reports of Interest - November 2014

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  • The Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) released an issue brief finding that fluoride varnish programs, especially those in community-based settings, are more likely to be... Click Here To Read More

ADEA is Accepting Requests for Advocacy Workshops - November 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... Click Here To Read More

ADEA State Advocacy Toolkit - November 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 be... Click Here To Read More

ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map - November 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 - November 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 - November 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