Testimony and Letters

July 2016

Letter to the Senate and House leaders on Zika funding

April 2016

Letter to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Innovations legislation

Letter to the Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on FY17 appropriations for NIH, CDC, and AHRQ

Letter to the House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on FY17 appropriations for NIH, CDC, and AHRQ

February 2016

Letter to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies to increase funding for the NSF in the FY17 budget

Letter to the House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies to increase funding for the FDA in the FY17 budget

Letter to the Senate Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to increase funding for NIH, CDC and NIH in the FY17 budget

Letter to the House Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to increase funding for NIH, CDC and NIH in the FY17 budget

November 2015

Letter to the House Committee on Ways and Means and Senate Committee on Finance to repeal the medical device tax

Letter to the House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee leadership to increase funding for the NIH, CDC and AHRQ in the FY16 budget

Letter to the House and Senate Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Subcommittee leadership to increase funding for the NSF in the FY16 budget

Letter to the House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee leadership to increase funding for the FDA in the FY16 budget 

October 2015

Joint Statement by the Aerospace Industries Association, the National Defense Industrial Association, Research!America and United for Medical Research urging Congress to lift discretionary spending caps

Letter to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions leadership on Innovations for Healthier Americans

May 2015

Letter to the Committee on Energy & Commerce commenting on the NIH Innovation Fund 

April 2015

Letter to the Conference Committee for the Fiscal Year 2016 budget resolution

Testimony of Research!America to the Senate Committee on Finance Subcommittee on Health Care

Letter to the Committee on Science, Space and Technology commenting on the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1806)

Letter to the Committee on Appropriations commenting on increased funding for NIH, CDC and AHRQ as part of Appropriations 302(b)

Testimony of Research!America to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Testimony of Research!America to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Concerning FY16 Appropriations for NSF

March 2015

Letter to Members of Congress regarding Research!America's FY16 Appropriations Request

Testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies for the Budget Hearing on the National Institutes of Health 

February 2015

Statement for the record of the House Committee on Ways and Means' markup of H.R. 880, a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. 

November 2014

Letter to congressional leaders urging them to pass an omnibus appropriations bill that boosts funding for NIH, CDC, FDA, AHRQ and NSF

Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing titled "U.S. Government Response: Fighting Ebola and Protecting America"

May 2014

Testimony to the Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Concerning FY15 Appropriations for the NIH, CDC and AHRQ

February 2014

Letter to appropriators thanking them for the funding increase provided to the FDA in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014

January 2014

Letter to the President urging him to champion medical and health research in the FY15 budget

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana