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California health bills we're watching

Emily Boerger | Jul 29, 2020 | California

Governor Gavin Newsom signs executive order to confront youth vaping epidemic

| Sep 16, 2019 | California

Governor Gavin Newsom signed today an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million statewide digital and social media public awareness campaign to educate youth, young adults and parents...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Roz Baker on the 2019 session and what's next in Hawaii's health policy conversation

Emily Boerger | May 17, 2019 | Hawaii

Senator Roz Baker is the Chair of the Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Heath Committee in the Hawaii State Legislature. Sen. Baker represents Senate District 6 in South and West Maui and has over 25 years of experience serving as a Maui legislator. We caught up with Senator Baker a...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Sen. Chang, Trish La Chica, Assisted Community Treatment

| Mar 7, 2019 | Hawaii

State of Reform is very much a team effort. You see that at our conferences, as well as in the community that leads Hawaii health care.  The same is true with this newsletter.  While my name is at the top of this email, this is a product of a number...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Trish La Chica, Hawaii Public Health Institute

Emily Boerger | Mar 5, 2019 | Hawaii

Trish La Chica is the Policy and Advocacy Director at Hawaii Public Health Institute. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss tobacco control and prevention. “Going into this legislative session our main priority areas really continue to be tobacco control and prevention, particularly for our...[ Read More ]