Funding
Americans share personal struggles caused by public health cuts

Americans share personal struggles caused by public health cuts

A new report from the Coalition for Health Funding reveals more than data of public health budget losses, focusing more on the human element of the consequences.
TFAH, RWJF reveal public health funding in each state

TFAH, RWJF reveal public health funding in each state

A report released Wednesday by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that some states fund public health in their communities much more weakly than others.
HRSA leaders talk reduced budget, Affordable Care Act deadline

HRSA leaders talk reduced budget, Affordable Care Act deadline

If approved U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request will again reduce discretionary funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Frieden briefs APHA, advocates about CDC’s FY 2015 budget request

Frieden briefs APHA, advocates about CDC’s FY 2015 budget request

U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request mixes good and bad news for public health, says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden.

President’s 2015 budget ‘disappointing’ for public health

With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
Prevention fund ‘is alive and well,’ says Harkin citing APHA support

Prevention fund ‘is alive and well,’ says Harkin citing APHA support

Sen. Tom Harkin urged colleagues to adopt the omnibus spending bill and spoke of a particular virtue of the measure — full allocation of the Prevention and Public Health Fund — and APHA's support of it.
Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress released its spending package for fiscal year 2014 late Monday with implications for a range of public health priorities.
2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

In a conversation with Public Health Newswire, CDC Director Tom Frieden defined the 2014 state of public health — and how APHA and public health professionals can improve the nation’s health with “six essential components for success.”
Americans say sequestration makes them less safe, less healthy

Americans say sequestration makes them less safe, less healthy

In a report released today by NDD United and sponsored by APHA, the stories of real people explain how sequestration has made the nation’s people sicker, poorer and less secure.

Public health continues to suffer from shutdown

As the third week of the government shutdown begins, public health’s workforce is increasingly strained to provide vital services with graver threats looming ahead.
Public health leaders urge end to shutdown, warn against piecemeal approach

Public health leaders urge end to shutdown, warn against piecemeal approach

As the federal government shutdown shuttered many public health programs and services, public health leaders spoke out about its possible dire effects.
How the government shutdown affects public health

How the government shutdown affects public health

Today at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the U.S. federal government partially shut down as Congress failed to pass federal spending bills for fiscal year 2014. APHA answers four public health questions in light of the government shutdown.