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ADVOCACY

The West Virginia advocates for Midwifery, woman, and family-friendly legislation on local, state, and national fronts. The Affiliate has members that participate in ACNM's Political Action Committee, State Government Affairs Committee, and National Government Affairs Committee. On the state-level, Affiliate members serve on several committees and advisory boards.

 

LEGISLATION

Local, State, and National Legislation that Impacts Midwives, Pregnant People, and Families in WV

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STATE LEGISLATION

Information about WV Legislative Session 2022. Stay up to date on bills that interest the Affiliate, learn how they impact midwives and those we care for, and find templates you can use to email your state officials.

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NATIONAL LEGISLATION

Information about National Legislation for 2022. Stay up to date on bills that are of interest to midwives across the country. Learn more information on how we can increase access to midwifery care by expanding midwifery scope of practice and education. Help us improve perinatal outcomes by improving the quality of care provided.

 
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ACNM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

NGAC Member: Kelly Lemon

The NGAC has ACNM member representatives across the country. Committee members organize Off the Hill and On the Hill campaigns, and coordinate communication of important legislation to their respective affiliates.

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ACNM POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

NGAC Members: Kate Lechliter & Kelly Lemon

The PAC executive board has members from across the country. The PAC organizes fundraising to contribute to the campaigns of midwife-friendly legislators, and to fund our lobbyist. The PAC raises the money to support the GAC.