Congress

What’s in the COVID relief package?

By Sarah Christopherson | Feb 25, 2021 | Comments Off on What’s in the COVID relief package?

While several big questions remain, we have a good sense now of the rough outline of the final package and its impact on the ACA.

Women’s Health and the 2020 Elections

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Women’s Health and the 2020 Elections

While I can’t say what’s going to happen next, I can say with certainty that the coming election is a matter of literal life and death.

Congressional Hearing – Building Consumer Confidence by Empowering FDA to Improve Cosmetic Safety

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Dec 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Congressional Hearing – Building Consumer Confidence by Empowering FDA to Improve Cosmetic Safety

Testimony Delivered Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing “Building Consumer Confidence by Empowering FDA to Improve Cosmetic Safety”

Two-Year Budget Deal a Win for Women’s Health? Not If We Lose Title X

By Sarah Christopherson | Aug 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Two-Year Budget Deal a Win for Women’s Health? Not If We Lose Title X

The appropriations process likely represents the best chance we have to overturn dangerous Trump rules eviscerating Title X.

Women’s health groups to Congress: We need strong cosmetics standards

By NWHN Staff | Jun 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Women’s health groups to Congress: We need strong cosmetics standards

The NWHN and 42 organizations sent a letter today to the House Energy and Commerce Committee applauding their work on a bipartisan discussion draft to address cosmetics safety.

Knock Knock, Who’s There?: The Revolving Door Between Big Pharma and the Government

By NWHN Staff | Feb 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Knock Knock, Who’s There?: The Revolving Door Between Big Pharma and the Government

The first year of the Trump presidency has brought an almost endless slew of scandals, resignations, and exposés. It often feels like we’re watching reality TV, and sometimes it seems like we no longer even expect qualified government officials to ensure that women have the health care access and autonomy they deserve.

How Trump and the GOP Rigged Our Tax System for the Rich and Legalized Corruption

By Sarah Christopherson | Dec 20, 2017 | Comments Off on How Trump and the GOP Rigged Our Tax System for the Rich and Legalized Corruption

Congress just voted themselves a windfall at our expense.

The National Women’s Health Network is Outraged by Today’s Vote!

By Shaniqua Seth | May 4, 2017 | Comments Off on The National Women’s Health Network is Outraged by Today’s Vote!

Today, the House of Representatives voted 217 – 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pass Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA). This harmful legislation was rushed to the House floor and voted on before the full implications of this bill have been revealed.

Together We Did It! But the Fight Isn’t Over!

By NWHN Staff | Mar 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Together We Did It! But the Fight Isn’t Over!

Technical difficulties prevented us from reaching out last week to let you know we were fighting to save the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and celebrating its seventh anniversary as the biggest leap forward for women’s health in a generation.