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April 26, 2017

We’re following the latest on the People’s Climate March through social media updates by Episcopalians and others who will be there April 29 in Washington, D.C. If you are participating, use the hashtag #CMepiscopal to submit your updates for our coverage. To submit photos and video directly to...

March 29, 2017

By: The Office of Government Relations

President Trump recently released an executive order that rolled back critical government policies curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Through this action, the Trump Administration limits the ability of the U.S. to confront and address our changing climate and to preserve our clean air and water...

March 28, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] On March 28, President Donald Trump released an executive order that rolled back critical government policies curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Through this action, the Trump administration limits the ability of the U.S. to confront and address our...

March 21, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable Care Act. House leadership has added a manager’s amendment to the bill that further weakens the Medicaid...

March 14, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Our nation’s immigration system is outdated and in dire need of reform. In a first attempt to address this broken system, Congress has introduced the bipartisan “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act,” which would...

March 14, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Our nation’s immigration system is outdated and in dire need of reform. In a first attempt to address this broken system, Congress has introduced the bipartisan “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act,” which would...

March 9, 2017

By: Patricia Kisare, Legislative Representative for International Policy, Office of Government Relations

“Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house…” Isaiah 58: 6-7 (NRSV)

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March 8, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] This week, the House of Representatives unveiled the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable Care Act.

This legislation would swap current income-based health care subsidies for a system of...

March 2, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Last week, the the United Nations and the government of South Sudan declared a state of famine in parts of South Sudan, the most severe state of food insecurity based on mortality, malnutrition, and According to the United Nations, 100,000 South...

February 9, 2017

By: Jayce Hafner, Domestic Policy Analyst, Office of Government Relations

Urgent Standing Rock Update: Act Now!

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced their intention to issue a permit for the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe--a route that would jeopardize the drinking water and desecrate the sacred burial grounds of the Standing...

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