May 4, 2016

Philly May 3, 2016 by George Matysik In early March, Mayor Kenney rolled out one of the most ambitious, progressive budget proposals the City of Philadelphia has seen in decades, set to be voted on by City Council next month. As executive director of the Parks Alliance, I was overjoyed to …

July 13, 2015

It’s been more than 15 years since the publication of the first seminal study documenting how adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, impact adult health. Most of us have faced at least one childhood trauma, and these experiences can cause or exacerbate chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and mental …

May 10, 2013

Media Statement, Health First Wisconsin Madison, Wis.– Health First Wisconsin today responded to the Joint Finance Committee’s adoption of a motion that would eliminate the power of local governments to limit or restrict portion sizes for food or beverages based on their size, calorie count, or nutritional content. Maureen Busalacchi, …

January 6, 2011

US Department of Labor ACTION: Request for Information from the public. SUMMARY: This notice is a request for information from the public regarding the recent amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that requires employers to provide reasonable break time and a place for nursing mothers to express breast milk for one year after their child’s birth. …