Government Relations

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May 22, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] President Trump is expected to release his federal budget request May 23. This budget request is one important component of the fiscal year 2018 appropriations and budget process. Read the Office of Government Relations resource on the federal...

March 15, 2017

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement in response to two federal judges’ actions to block President Donald Trump’s travel ban limiting entry to people from six Muslim countries: 

On behalf...

January 2, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of California] During the month of December, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, gathered support from all Episcopal bishops in the state of California on a group letter voicing concern over President-elect Trump’s intended appointment of Scott Pruitt as...

August 15, 2016

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has appointed Rebecca Linder Blachly as Director of Government Relations, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. 

“Rebecca Blachly provides the capability and knowledge  that the Episcopal Church wants and needs when working...

June 28, 2016

Alan Yarborough of the Diocese of Western North Carolina has been named the 2016-2017 Intern for the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations and Virginia Theological Seminary Center for Anglican Communion Studies.

The first of its kind, this new internship reflects an innovative...

June 3, 2016

Following a churchwide search, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has named Lacy Broemel as Refugee and Immigration Policy Analyst, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. 

As Refugee and Immigration Policy Analyst, Broemel will be based in the Washington DC...

May 19, 2016

The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of Director of Government Relations, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff.

Based in Washington, DC, the Director of Government Relations is a full-time position responsible for  representing the public policy positions...

March 14, 2011

I recently watched the "Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964" segment of the PBS documentary "Eyes on the Prize." Besides the music taking me back to my earlier years, I was struck by the participants' use of language: inspirational language of the kind we don't often hear -- or seem to use --...

March 22, 2010

President Barack Obama signed the health-insurance overhaul bill, extending coverage to some 30 million uninsured people, into law March 23 during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

"After a century of trying, today after over a year of debate, today, after all the votes...

February 20, 2010

Dear Cosponsors of Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America’s Security and Prosperity Act of 2009 (H.R. 4321),

As organizations committed to ensuring that refugees and asylum seekers are treated fairly and humanely as they seek safe haven in the United States, we write to thank you...

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