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National Council Staff, Members Testify at Congressional Hearings on Mental Health

This week, several congressional committees held hearings on the U.S. mental healthcare system. The National Council congratulates our staff and members who testified at these [...]

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Sequestration: A Refresher

In August 2011, Congress passed the Budget Control Act. This legislation had four primary components: Raised the statutory debt ceiling. This is the limit on [...]

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National Council Special Analysis: Deficit Negotiations and the “Fiscal Cliff”

All the talk in Washington this month is centered around one question: will Congress be able to reach a grand deal to avert the tax [...]

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Evaluating the Elections: What’s Next for Behavioral Health?

Now that the voters have spoken, what’s next for Congress and President Obama – and what does it all mean for behavioral health? MentalHealthcareReform.org editor [...]

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President Obama Wins Re-election; How will Behavioral Health Fare in the New Congress?

Yesterday, Americans made their voices heard at the polls, returning Barack Obama to the presidency. After a bitterly fought election stretching over nearly two years, [...]

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Get the Latest on 2013 Appropriations at Hill Day, June 25-26

With House and Senate appropriators locked in conflict over whether and how steeply to cut federal funding for discretionary healthcare programs in the coming year, [...]

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CBO Report Warns About Upcoming “Fiscal Cliff”

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) this week released a report warning that the economy might enter another recession if Congress fails to take action on [...]

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Decision on Health Law Might Not Come This Year if Court Rules Coverage Mandate a “Tax”

In the Affordable Care Act legal challenge that is now before the Supreme Court, most of the public’s attention has been focused on the question [...]

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Political Undercurrents Raise Big Questions for 2013 Budget

Congress has begun deliberating the 2013 budget. But, like much in Washington, it will not be a simple debate. This year’s appropriations process is complicated [...]

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Hearts, Minds, Congress: Win the attention of Congress and a new Kindle in our Hill Day Slogan Contest, Launching Dec. 28!

Have you ever seen a slogan for an organization or a tagline for an advertisement that you just couldn’t get out of your head? We [...]

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