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Contact Congress Today!

We need your help in spreading the word about possible cuts to women, children, and families! The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, the National WIC Association, and the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association invite you to join us in an unprecedented National Mobilization for Women, Children and Families on October 26. Our goal is to flood Capitol Hill with a unified message opposing MCH and women’s health program cuts. FV Indiana recognizes that cuts to maternal and child health programs will impact our members, we encourage you join this effort and share your voice, Indiana’s congressional delegation (Senator Coats, Senator Lugar and your Congressman) needs to hear from you. In the next few weeks, Congress will be considering additional cuts to critical discretionary health programs for women, children and families that could exceed $1 billion in 2012 alone. Elected officials need to hear a clear message that these cuts are unacceptable. Sha

DDRS Policy Revisions

Family Voices encourages its members to be involved in public policy at all different levels. This announcement from DDRS requests public input on proposed policies...... The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has made a commitment to transparency and public input in the policy development process. As a result, all new policies and policy updates will be posted online for public review and comment. The public comment period will last 30 business days from the date of posting, after which all policies will be removed from the page, reviewed based on the public input, finalized and posted onto the DDRS policy page . The following policies will be posted on DDRS Draft Policies for Public Comment page , on October 24, 2011 and will be available for review until November 24, 2011: Mandatory Components of an Investigation Incident Investigation Template If you have any questions please e-mail