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State Issues:

We maintain an active presence in all 50 states, advocating for state laws and local ordinances that impact heart disease and stroke risk factors as well as policies that protect survivors of heart disease and stroke.

Policies that promote quality physical education, increased opportunities to be physically active, and strong nutrition policies.

Policies to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use and eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.

Policies to ensure that all Americans have access to and coverage for appropriate and affordable health care.

Policies that help improve the quality of treatment provided to victims of heart attack and stroke.


Advocacy Contacts

Information on how to reach the American Heart Association’s federal, state, or policy representatives.

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Advocacy Pulse: Legislative Wrap-Up

2015 YEWU

The annual Advocacy Pulse highlights policy successes of the American Heart Association in each state and the District of Columbia.

Download the 2014-15 Advocacy Pulse report and the two-pager 2014-15 Advocacy Highlights.