Federal Issues followed by SAM

SAM Affiliates have reviewed SAM's Positions and Resolutions as they relate to Federal Issues and Congress and developed the following resources for SAM members to use when discussing federal issues in 2017-18 ... 

One page document for use on advocacy for Federal issues -- SAM Federal Advocacy Priorities 2017-18
Full document of SAM Federal Positions and Resolutions -- SAM Federal Advocacy Priorities w Positions 2017-18

ESSA Implementation

Federal Budget FY 18
OPI Proposed Trump 2018 Budget Affects Report 5-25-17
OPI Proposed Trump Budget Fed Impact on MT 5-25-17
President Trump's FY 18 Budget Proposal Released on 3-16-17.  Proposed Cuts to Education Programs



Contemporary Federal Issues with Positions taken by SAM as approved by the SAM Delegate Assembly Steering Committee and the SAM Affiliate Federal Relations Coordinators ...

Medicaid and Health Care Issues

Graham-Cassidy Repeal of ACA
SAMLN17 Call to Action on Graham-Cassidy Proposal Health Care Legislation 9-22-17 resulting in Graham-Cassidy Proposal Fails 9-28-17
Medicaid Support OpEd - SAM Kirk Miller 5-19-17

 2017 DREAM Act Letter to Congress w Endorsers 9-20-17




Link to 2015 Federal Issues

Link to 2013 Federal Issues