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Policy Issues

Policy Issues

National Lieutenant Governors Association Resolution on Obesity

ISSUE: The National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) will be debating a policy resolution in support of the treatment and prevention of obesity during its upcoming Annual Meeting in New Orleans between June 27-29, 2018. The resolution focuses on reducing obesity stigma, establishing statewide obesity councils and taskforces, supporting additional training for current and future healthcare professionals and supporting access to obesity treatment options for state employees and in other publicly funded healthcare programs.

OUR ASK: Urge your Lieutenant Governor (or equivalent in your state) to Support the Passage of the Resolution

DEADLINE: June 27, 2018

ACTION ITEM: Please use our action center to urge your Lieutenant Governor, or the equivalent in your state, to support the passage of this important resolution.