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The USBC e-Newsletter, Staying Abreast, is published in a weekly news brief format, called the Weekly Wednesday Wire (WWW). Past issues are archived below.

Please note: Inclusion of an item in this e-newsletter does NOT imply endorsement or support of such item by the United States Breastfeeding Committee, unless specifically noted.

The WWW goes on hiatus four times a year: the weeks of the Independence Day and Christmas & New Year's holidays, and the Wednesday before the USBC membership meetings held in late January and early August. Also, in weeks when Monday is a federal holiday, or when there is a USBC-hosted "live" event on Monday, the issue will be published on Thursday.

Weekly Wednesday Wire: February 23, 2017

Weekly Wednesday Wire: February 23, 2017

Federal News
Affordable Care Act Repeal and Replace Policy Brief, from House of Representatives
The House of Representatives' majority leadership has released "Obamacare Repeal and Replace: Policy Brief and Resources." The document outlines key elements of the Better Way proposal, including health c

Weekly Wednesday Wire: February 15, 2017

Weekly Wednesday Wire: February 15, 2017

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Both the House and Senate voted to pass the budget resolution that is being used as a vehicle for repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This broad budget resolution will serve as the "container" within which Congress plans to repeal certain provisions.

Weekly Wednesday Wire: February 8, 2017

Weekly Wednesday Wire: February 8, 2017

USBC Updates
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Both the House and Senate voted to pass the budget resolution that is being used as a vehicle for repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This broad budget resolution will serve as the "container" within which Congress plans to repeal certain provisions.