Senate Bill (SB) 1159 expands access to workers’ compensation and makes it easier for first responders, health care workers and people who test positive due to an outbreak at work to get the support they need.Learn More
Policy at a Glance
IHPL develops informative policy briefs regarding pertinent bills being considered by the California State Legislature or the United States Congress. The briefs review the specifics of the bills, examining supporters and opponents, their rationale, and the bills' implications for Seventh-day Adventist health systems. The briefs are available for viewing below. To access previous issues, please visit our archive.
In response to the threats to food security caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States government made provisions for temporary changes to its food assistance programs.Learn More
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides various provisions to alleviate the economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic.Learn More
USDA’s recent proposal seeks to revise nutrition requirements for the national school lunch and breakfast programs.Learn More
Dignity in Aging Act reauthorizes the Older Americans Act which funds programs to help older individuals age independently and with dignity.Learn More
In this issue of Policy At A Glance, we will provide a roundup of five health bills vetoed by the Governor in 2019.Learn More