Policy News

EverThrive IL and more than 50 partnering organizations have signed onto a letter sent to the Illinois Congressional Delegation, urging them to continue bi-partisan support and pass a clean, five-year extension on the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Funding. An estimated 325,000 Illinois children are currently enrolled in CHIP. 


Read the full letter here.

Legislative priorities move through the state capitol, despite a school funding veto from Governor Rauner, and the U.S. Senate fails to repeal or replace the ACA.


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Federal Policy


In case you missed it - EverThrive IL Policy Director Nadeen Israel provides an overview of the measures that ended Illinois' two-year state budget impasse, and looks to the future of where the state is headed.


View webinar recording here.
Find archived slides here.


For questions about this webinar and other policy related topics, please contact Nadeen Israel.

The Illinois General Assembly passes a state budget after a two year impasse, while advocates continue to defend against the latest attacks on the ACA and Medicaid. Find all this and more in the July Policy Update.

State Policy Update

Federal Policy Update



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The end of the state legislative session brings about a number of budget and programmatic bills of interest, and the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs responds to the Trump Administration budget. 



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