New Futures works on a few targeted issue-based campaigns each legislative session to push proactive policy initiatives forward in a large-scale, public-facing manner. We also track, inform on, and provide support to partners on many other issues throughout the session.
2023 Campaign Priorities
- Improving access to child care for New Hampshire's working families
- Ensuring New Hampshire permanently reauthorizes Medicaid expansion
- Creating a system of care for healthy aging in New Hampshire
Other Issues We're Following:
Ensuring access to quality, affordable health care.
2023 Priority Legislation: Medicaid expansion, prescription drug costs, Medicaid reimbursement rates, vaccines, behavioral health crisis services.
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Supporting evidence-based substance use prevention and regulatory strategies.
2023 Priority Legislation: Securing funding for prevention, legalizing fentanyl testing strips, and ensuring state cannabis commercialization policy reduces public harm, limits problematic use, and advances social justice.
Strengthening families and mitigating adverse childhood experiences.
2023 Priority Legislation: Improving access to child care, extending Medicaid coverage for postpartum mothers, launching a pre-kindergarten pilot program, securing funding for maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting programs
Access to Treatment
Addressing stigma and discrimination in care.
2023 Priority Legislation: Securing funding for treatment and recovery.
Children's Behavioral Health
Supporting a comprehensive system of care.
2023 Priority Legislation: Supporting gender-affirming care, securing funding for behavioral health crisis services and the Multi-Tiered System of Support for Behavioral Health (MTSS-B)