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Press Release: NETWORK Strongly Opposes Healthcare Repeal Bill

FOR RELEASE: January 7, 2011                                                                   

CONTACT:  Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedring

Call for Congressional Action in 2010 "Lame-Duck" Session

Just before Congress returned to Washington for its lame-duck session (beginning on November 15), NETWORK Lobbyist Marge Clark, BVM, sent letters to every individual member thanking them for their work in the 111th Congress and asking for specific action on pending legislation. We invite you to read these letters for more information about what Congress must address – and to send your own messages to Congress... Read more

Health Action 2011 Conference

Date: 
Thu, 2011-01-27 05:00 - Sat, 2011-01-29 05:00

NETWORK is one of the sponsors of the annual Families USA Health Action Conference in Washington DC January 27-29, 2011. See http://www.healthaction2011.org/ for more information. 

Blog: We Need to Help the Children

Sep 08, 2010 | By Casey Schoeneberger

I had the opportunity to tag along to a press conference this past Friday with NETWORK Lobbyist, Sr. Marge Clark. Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the Department of Health and Human Services and Secretary Arne Duncan of the Department of Education announced the creations of Connecting Kids to Coverage, a national coalition to enroll uninsured children in vital healthcare programs. Read more

2010 Issue Referendum Results

NETWORK has always been a multi-issue lobby, which is often a challenge for us, given the breadth of social justice issues and our limited resources. In June 2010, we surveyed our members (and some potential members) to help us set our priorities for the 112th Congress (2011-2012). Read more

Blog: The Cleveland Clinic Model for Healthcare

Jun 30, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

The CEO of the Cleveland Clinic came to Washington to talk to about how they deliver quality healthcare efficiently. Read more

Blog: My White House Meeting Brings Hope

Jun 25, 2010 | By Simone Campbell, SSS

On Wednesday, June 23, I was part of a meeting at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (next to the White House) with Melody Barnes (the President’s Director of the Domestic Advisory Council) and other staffers including Sharon Parrott and Alexia Kelley from the Department of Health and Human Services. Read more

NETWORK Connection Issue on Healthcare: July-August 2009

Read the Connection issue on reforming our healthcare system. Read more

Blog: Great New Book on Healthcare Reform

Jun 14, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

This weekend I picked up a copy of the new book on healthcare reform "Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health-Care Law and What It Means for Us All" just published by the Washington Post. Read more

Jesuit Journal Celebrates Healthcare Vote and NETWORK's Support

"The health care reform law passed in the United States marked 'a needed and long awaited beginning' of bringing greater justice to all citizens, especially the most vulnerable, said an influential Jesuit journal"(La Civilta Cattolica). Read more

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