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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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Flat Stephen Photo Gallery

The National Council, with over 500 behavioral health professionals and consumers, will be advocating for strong public healthcare policies at Hill Day 2012. We’ve invited [...]

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What’s flat, funny, and travels all over the country?

A: Flat Stephen Colbert If you attended the National Council’s conference or follow our emails, you’ve probably seen our music video inviting Stephen Colbert to [...]

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Supreme Court May Hand Down ACA Ruling During Hill Day; Get Expert Insights June 25

The Supreme Court this year held hearings on one of the most historic cases in decades: a challenge by 26 states to the constitutionality of [...]

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Making an Impact in a Tough Election Year: Insights from Senator Gordon H. Smith at Hill Day 2012

Have you ever felt that political polarization in Congress makes it hard to get your message through? If you have, you’re not alone. This year [...]

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Medicaid On The Chopping Block Again – You Can Make A Difference At Hill Day 2012

By Guest Columnist Chuck Ingoglia, Senior Vice President of Policy & Practice Improvement at the National Council Dear Readers, What impact can just one person [...]

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Five Major Health Policy Successes of 2011

Despite what seemed like constant threats to Medicaid and behavioral health funding over the last year, our field was able to fend off the worst [...]

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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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Senator Obey: Are you Ready to Organize and Fight Back?

 The second day of Hill Day began with Congressman David Obey’s inspiring talk to the State Delegations at the Opening Breakfast and Send Off, providing [...]

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Shop Talk from Jim VandeHei and others at Hill Day 2011

Hill Day 2011 is well underway and we’re already reliving our favorite moments.  With much more to come, below are a few of them captured [...]

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