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January 21, 2010

As Congress gets back into gear for the spring, we wanted to give you an update on some of the issues that we will be watching and that you can expect to see in future EPPN Alerts.

DOMESTIC POLICY

Federal Jobs Bill: The House of Representatives passed the Jobs for...

December 4, 2009

The undersigned religious and religiously affiliated organizations urge the Senate to support comprehensive, quality health care reform that maintains the current Senate language on abortion services.

We believe that it is our social and moral obligation to ensure access to high quality...

November 18, 2009

Shortly before Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid held a press conference Nov. 19 to celebrate the long-awaited health reform legislation unveiled Nov. 18, pastors and lay leaders from states with senators whose votes are seen as crucial to the outcome of reform gathered outside the Capitol...

November 11, 2009

Leaders from Anglican, Protestant and Roman Catholic churches have met Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond to discuss concerns about regulations on assisted suicide in neighboring England and Wales. Meeting with Salmond at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on Nov. 4 were members of the...

November 5, 2009

The Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) has issued an appeal for church members to urge Congress to pass the Affordable Health Care for America Act of 2009. "Health care costs have been sky rocketing. Many people don't have access to insurance, affordable or not," a Nov. 4 EPPN alert said. "...

November 3, 2009

Health care costs have been sky rocketing. Many people don't have access to insurance affordable or not. The Episcopal Church has passed resolutions on numerous occasions, most recently at this summer's 76th General Convention, stating that all people should have access to quality affordable...

September 30, 2009

With the onset of flu season, and related concerns about H1N1, many dioceses in The Episcopal Church are actively reviewing the most current data and have posted information on their websites in order to make decisions based on local practices and safety concerns in our church communities. To...

September 29, 2009

Episcopalians can expect new rituals in the order of service this flu season in an attempt to mitigate the spread of the seasonal and H1N1 viruses (AKA "swine flu").

At St. George's Episcopal Church in Germantown, Tennessee, a simple bow or nod has replaced the passing of the peace's...

September 23, 2009

Dear Senators:

We, the undersigned faith-based organizations, ask that you support the inclusion of legal immigrants in any health care legislation considered by the Senate Finance Committee. While our positions on other aspects of health-care reform vary, we agree that legal immigrants...

September 16, 2009

Bishops representing 200,000 Episcopalians from Maine to California made the case for health care and immigration reform, and stricter environmental protection on Capitol Hill Sept. 16.

Together as "Bishops Working for a Just World" and organized by the Episcopal Public Policy Network's...

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