California District IX Overview

AAP-CA leadership has identified the following priority advocacy issues for 2014. (Not ranked):

  • Reduce child poverty in CA
  • Support continuation of California Children’s Services Program (CCS) as a separate entity, while identifying needed program improvements.
  • Ensure Affordable Care Act implementation in CA is consistent with quality care and access for children.
  • Prevent gun violence—intentional and unintentional— against CA’s children and youth.
  • Support implementation of AB 2109 (Pan)—legislation to increase parent knowledge regarding mandated school-entry vaccines and improve the Personal Belief Exemption process.
  • Ensure that education about vaccines in school curricula is science-based and accurate.

Read More AAP-CA policies here:

List of current Bills

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