Letters to Congress and federal agencies

April 2018
  • Friends of HRSA Coalition FY 2019 request letter to House and Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee leaders (April 11) 
  • CDC Coalition FY 2019 request letter to House and Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee leaders (April 9)
  • APHA letter to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee leaders in response to the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (April 9)
  • Health organization letter to Senate and House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee leaders supporting $330 million in budget authority in FY 2019 for the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant (April 3)
March 2018
 
  • Health organization letters to Senate and House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee leaders supporting $454 million in budget authority in FY 2019 for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (March 27)
  • Public health, nutrition and anti-hunger organization nutrition priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill reauthorization (March 14)
  • Organization letter to congressional leaders opposing policy riders on FY 2018 funding bills including those that would threaten clean air and public health protections (March 13)
  • Health organization letter to Senator Sherrod Brown in support of his leadership in re-introducing the Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Resistance (STAAR) Act (March 12)
  • Health organization letter to the HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in support of maintaining the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority's important role in combating antimicrobial resistance and including a new antimicrobial R&D incentive in PAHPA reauthorization (March 12) 
  • Health organization letters to Senate and House Appropriations Committee leaders urging additional funding for opioid overdose prevention efforts (March 5)
February 2018
  • Health organization letter in support of the Sickle Cell Disease Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018 (Feb. 26)
  • Letters from 75 public health, medical and research organization to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives urging action on comprehensive legislative solutions to firearm-related injuries and fatalities (Feb. 22)
  • APHA letter urging Congress to oppose the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 to protect the rights of people with disabilities (Feb. 14)
  • Organization letter urging Congress to include new antimicrobial research and development incentives in the reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (Feb. 6)
January 2018