Posted 21 February 2018 by Marsha Clarke, LCSW-R, OSW-C
AOSW member and Diversity and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair Marsha Clarke reflects on the development of AOSW's recent Diversity and Inclusion Statement.
Posted 21 February 2018 by Nina Miller, MSSW, OSW-C
The budget deal passed in Congress February 9 included funding for some health programs, but also included an offset reducing the Prevention and Public Health Fund by $1.35 billion. AOSW member Nina Miller draws attention to this cut and its impact on cancer prevention.
Posted 15 February 2018 by Elizabeth Franklin
Over the past week, Congress and the Trump Administration have made progress on government funding and budgeting for the coming years. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 was passed into law and Trump released his 2019 proposed budget—which does not carry the rule of law but does highlight the Administration’s priorities in the coming year. Both of these policy documents include significant health care issues.