Mary Woolley's weekly Letter

Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) have released a “Cures 2.0” discussion draft that addresses a range of critical issues bearing on the future of health and healthcare. Read our statement applauding these research champions here and a section-by-section summary of the draft here.

On the Hill: Will progress be a priority? The moment you take today to advocate (that’s presumptuous of me, but I know the readers of this weekly letter are action-oriented) is timely:

Newly published data from the annual global State of Science Index commissioned by 3M indicate that public trust in science is trending upward.

President Biden’s full FY22 budget request builds upon and  modifies parts of the initial budget blueprint he released in April. Research!America applauded the President in our statement.

President Biden will release his FY22 budget tomorrow. We anticipate that it will be a great day for science, increasing public attention to the importance of science in meeting national goals.

In a strong signal of bipartisan support for bolstering U.S. science and technology, the Senate voted this week 

“Special” hardly begins to describe yesterday’s extraordinary Research!America Advocacy Awards. 

We have exciting news! Research!America’s 2021 Advocacy Awards program on Thursday, May 13 from 4-6 p.m. ET will feature Oprah Winfrey 

On his 99th day in office, President Biden delivered a policy-focused address to a joint session of Congress.

Today, people around the world are taking action to better the environment and our planet. As the public clearly recognizes, threats to the environment are threats to our health. Check out this evidence-based resource from The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health detailing the links between climate change and health. 

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