National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – Fiscal Policy and HIA

National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – Fiscal Policy and HIA

OVERVIEW

This session will explore the application of HIA to fiscal policy, including examples related to state and local taxes. Leading practitioners in the field will present on their work.

Moderator:

Marjory Givens, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Presentations:

Breanna Morrison, Community Health Councils

Conducting an HIA to analyze the Effects of a Sugar‐Sweetened Beverage Tax on L.A. County's Low‐income and Communities of Color (PDF)

Brian L. Cole, University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health

Venturing Beyond the Land of True Believers: Advancing "Health in All Policies" with an HIA of State Gas Tax Policy (PDF)

Peter James, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Healthy T for a Healthy Region HIA (PDF)

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