RURAL HEALTH ADVOCACY EFFORTS
The New England Rural Health RoundTable is an affiliate of the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). NRHA is a national nonprofit membership organization with more than 20,000 members. The association's mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues. NRHA membership consists of a diverse collection of individuals and organizations, all of whom share the common bond of an interest in rural health.
To learn about National Legislation, visit the NRHA website at www.ruralhealthweb.org.
Not sure who your member of Congress is? Look it up here.
On a regional level the RoundTable is always interested in identifying regional rural health issues as well as identifying ways we can help advocate for our rural residents and the rural health safety net. We encourage you to summit your ideas via email using this form.
SUBMIT A POLICY ISSUE TODAY!
The RoundTable's policy committee is eager to help you respond to rural health policy issues. We are well positioned to help review policy concerns, advocate for action and to provide education on issues. We invite you to submit an issue to firstname.lastname@example.org by completing our policy issue form (click here to download).
State LegislationInformation on all state legislation, including bill status can be found here: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT
Find out who your state legislators are on openstates.org.
Learn more about your state's U.S. senators and representatives at GovTrack.us.
The NRHA serves as a national voice for rural health issues, visit their site, ruralhealthweb.org for more information.
View or track federal legislation on THOMAS, a resource at the Library of Congress.The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is another important resources for rural leaders.