A Small Check That Can Make a Big Difference
We all know the feeling of standing in a grocery store aisle, feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by all the choices available.
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New Plan Calls for Investing $360 Million in Increased Cigarette Tax Revenue in Hoosier Health
The American Heart Association has joined hundreds of other Indiana organizations and companies in the Raise It for Health campaign in support of a new plan to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $2 per-pack in the next state budget. The plan proposes to dedicate all of the increased revenue—$360 million in the first year alone—to urgent health causes facing Hoosier families and employers, including drug addiction, tobacco use and infant mortality.
Pennsylvania Legislative Session Wrap Up
Guest post by David Greineder, PA Government Relations Director
The 2017-18 fiscal year was exceptional for the American Heart Association’s advocacy efforts in Pennsylvania. Through the leadership and dedication of our volunteer advocates, we made significant strides in improving health in the Commonwealth.
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Health is on the Ballot
On your ballot there are several critical items that call for your vote, but did you know that health is one of them?
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Austin: Early Vote is Underway
Early voting is underway, and now is the time to show your support for a healthier and safer Austin by voting FOR bond propositions C and G.
Here's Why Peggy Supports Complete Streets
One day while driving to shoot a video of our advocacy efforts at the most dangerous intersection in the Las Vegas Valley I saw a stranger in a mobility chair, Peggy, navigating a challenging sidewalk and something caught my eye.
Keep Wyoming Hearts on Your Mind This November
The American Heart Association is encouraging you to keep Hearts on your mind with regards to our elected leaders and remember that our State needs you to stay involved - even after the polls close!
New Mexico: Streets Built to Share
We all want and deserve to live in safe, healthy communities. Complete streets policies make communities and neighborhoods more livable by ensuring all people can get safely to where they need to go – work, school, the library, grocery stores, or parks. They also help people feel more connected to their neighbors, which improves quality of life.
GUEST BLOG: From My Heart - Sweethearts at the Cap!
Hello everyone!! This past month has been packed with senior activities at my school (lots of student council activities, homecoming preparation, and of course, homework and studying). Thankfully, I’ve also found a little time within all that to volunteer outside of school. We can all carve out a little time in our day or week to be an advocate for the people and causes we care so much about.
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Let's Make Tucson a More Livable City for ALL!
This election Tucsonans have the opportunity to support an investment in parks and recreation improvements, helping make our community a healthier and safer place for all to live. Here at the American Heart Association, we support Prop 407, the Parks and Connection bond, for several reasons:
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