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Advocacy BriefThe Advocacy Brief is a monthly e-newsletter that is sent to all ASDA members. It contains information about advocacy issues, legislative and regulatory activities and political affairs related to dentistry. It aims at increasing dental students' understanding and involvement in the legislative process, at both the federal and state level. Read our most recent issues:

Advocacy Brief - October 2016 Advocacy Month and election prep
Advocacy Brief - September 2016 2016 election - 60 days and counting
Advocacy Brief - August 2016 ASDA introduces Advocacy Track Program
Advocacy Brief - July 2016 House Committee advances bipartisan higher education bills
Advocacy Brief - June 2016 Water fluoridation and Denti-Cal improvements
Advocacy Brief - May 2016 Lobby Day successes and loan repayment programs
Advocacy Brief - April 2016 Successful Lobby Day, water fluoridation and more
Advocacy Brief - March 2016 Put advocacy into action at Lobby Day 2016
Advocacy Brief - February 2016 State governments address student debt, barriers to care
Advocacy Brief - January 2016 Proposed bill could reduce debt burden for dental students

Advocacy Brief - December 2015 Proposed change to Medicare provisions | 2016 legislative calendar
Advocacy Brief - November 2015 State dental boards and antitrust laws | Massachusetts midlevel provider bills
Advocacy Brief - October 2015 Community water fluoridation efforts lauded with Congressional resolution
Advocacy Brief - September 2015 Update on dental therapy legislation in the states | Proposed changes to colleges' federal aid eligibility
Advocacy Brief - August 2015 Expanded dental health services for senior citizens, special-needs children
Advocacy Brief - July 2015 Supreme Court rules on ACA subsidies | California reverses Denti-Cal cuts
Advocacy Brief - June 2015 House committee votes to repeal medical device tax | Dept. of Education develops new repayment option
Advocacy Brief - May 2015 New water fluoridation recommendation | Dental health progress report released
Advocacy Brief - April 2015 Lobby Day | Student Aid Bill of Rights
Advocacy Brief - March 2015 Dental therapist digest | Congress introduces student debt legislation
Advocacy Brief - February 2015 Action for Dental Health Act | Ohio approves alternative pathway to licensure
Advocacy Brief - January 2015 Obama approves oral health spending | Children's dental care funding

Advocacy Brief - December 2014 Subsidies threaten the ACA | National Health Service Corps expanding services
Advocacy Brief - November 2014 Communities vote to keep fluoridation | 3 dentists elected to Congress
Advocacy Brief - October 2014 Higher Education Act | Portable dental units
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