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  • November 24, 2014

    LSA-DN Advocates for Passage of the ABLE Act During Lame Duck Session

    Lutheran Services in America (LSA-DN) and its member organizations are actively reaching out to both Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate urging passage of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 (H.R. 647/S. 313) during the current Lame Duck session of Congress. LSA-DN strongly support the ABLE Act because it will enable individuals with disabilities and their families to save for their future just like every other American. The ABLE Act facilitates self-...

  • November 24, 2014

    Midwest Disaster Consortium Created Through Partnership of Lutheran Agencies

    Lutheran Disaster Response announces the development of a Midwest Disaster Consortium that will be focused on creating sustainability for essential disaster staff at Lutheran Disaster Response affiliate Social Ministry Organizations within a four-state region, including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Missouri. The Social Ministry Organizations that will be active in the consortium include Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSSMN), Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota (LSSND...

  • October 23, 2014

    Networking in Nashville

    Thank you for Attending the LSA Member Reception at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting

    LSA welcomed nearly 100 attendees to our Member Reception at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo on Sunday, October 19 in Nashville, TN. Held at the Omni Nashville, this special event welcomed LSA members alongside their staff and family members. Attendees were joined by LSA President and CEO, Charlotte Haberaecker, and Director of Member Engagement, Shannon Steene, for an evening of sharing and connection.


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  • October 23, 2014

    LSA Urges Congressional Appropriators to Pass a Full Year FY15 Housing Spending Bill

    In late October, LSA sent letters to key House and Senate appropriators, urging them to pass a full Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill with funding levels sufficient for states, communities, and providers to maintain and expand affordable housing options that serve the most vulnerable, and to stimulate community revitalization.


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  • October 23, 2014

    LSA Joins 1,200 Organizations in Urging Congress to Fund CHIP

    On October 23, 2014 1,200 leading national, state, tribal, and local organizations wrote to Congressional leaders, asking them to provide continued funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Congress must stabilize CHIP funding this year so that states can continue to operate these programs without interruption.


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