Health Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to public health and healthy communities, including disease and injury prevention and health promotion, health disparities reduction, financing delivering health care, including services for the uninsured, underinsured, and medically indigent, Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care, behavioral health services, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and services for persons with developmental disabilities.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 2014 Legislative Conference Presentations


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 From the Washington Watch blog

House “Doc Fix” Bill Would Extend SRS, Health Care ProgramsNew

​On March 26, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation that would extend several federal programs important to counties, including Secure... (read more)

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Congressional Budgets Target the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid

​House and Senate budget resolutions released this week lay out a path to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and... (read more)

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Justice “Dear Colleagues” Circulating in House and Senate

​Earlier this month, several House and Senate members began circulating “Dear Colleague” letters in support of funding for several justice-related bills—the Second Chance... (read more)

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House and Senate Introduce Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Measures

​On February 12, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) introduced the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) (S. 524/​ H.R. 953)... (read more)

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 Featured Documents

All Health is Local - Congressional Briefing 

Committee Chair
Commissioner, Chair Mary Ann Borgeson
Douglas County, NE​

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