Policy Resolutions

These resolutions will be considered July 29, 2020, at the NLGA virtual Annual Meeting Session 2.  The process for Policy Resolution consideration is here:  The Process to Consider Policy Resolutions for the virtual Annual Meeting 2020.

FILED POLICY RESOLUTIONS - There are twenty (20) policy resolutions filed.

OVERALL HEALTH MANAGEMENT

1) Resolution in Support of Addressing Older Adult Malnutrition as Part of Quality Healthcare

2) Resolution Recognizing the Need to Streamline Healthcare Business Through Administrative Simplification

3) Resolution to Reduce Barriers and Improve Access to Healthcare Through Telehealth

4) Resolution on the Importance of Sustaining Telehealth Services Beyond COVID-19

5) Resolution on the Importance of Biosimilar Medicines for Preventing, Treating, and Curing Diseases, and Saving Costs in State Government

SPECIFIC HEALTH SEGMENTS

6) Resolution in Support of Ovarian Cancer Disease and Awareness

7) Resolution in Support of Educating the Public on Available Alzheimer’s Resources

8) Resolution In Support of Meningococcal Disease Awareness

AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
International Trade

9) Resolution on the Importance of Farm to Fork Essential Workers

10) Resolution on The Importance of Agriculture to America and the Importance of World Markets to Agriculture

11) Resolution Raising Awareness To Address Food Insecurity & Hunger

Also see “Malnutrition” in Overall Health Management above.

THE ECONOMY & ECONOMIC RECOVERY DRIVERS
Arts, Housing, Aerospace, Infrastructure

12) Resolution Recognizing That Policymakers Can Help Foster a Housing-Led Economic Recovery 

13) Resolution in Support of the Creative Economy as a Vehicle for Economic Recovery

14) Resolution Recognizing the Economic Importance of Outdoor Recreation

15) Resolution in Support of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Collaborations Driving Innovation and the U.S. Economy

16) Resolution In Support of Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions to Improve Driver Safety and Support Economic Growth

Also see “Importance of Agriculture” (international trade) in Agriculture above.

TECHNOLOGY

17) Resolution in Support of Robust Broadband Internet Availability, Adoption, and Use Programs

Also see “Telehealth” in Overall Health Management Above.

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

18) Resolution Recognizing The Importance of the 2020 Census and Encouraging Participation Towards a Complete Count

19) Resolution In Support of Cooperative Purchasing In State Government

RECOGNITION MONTHS

20) Resolution in Recognition of National Arts & Humanities Month