Sunday, February 11, 2018
The White House is expected to release its fiscal 2019 budget request on Monday, and health advocates will be watching closely to see if this year’s proposal will contain deep cuts to the agencies charged with bolstering public health and finding...
Sunday, February 11, 2018
The appointment of Scott Pruitt as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency was met with incredulity. Pruitt, who served as the attorney general for the state of Oklahoma, made a career out of suing the agency 14 times in efforts to block...
Friday, February 9, 2018
We commend congressional leaders for their determination in lifting the outdated caps on fiscal year 2018 and 2019 defense and non-defense spending. This bipartisan budget deal provides a crucial opportunity to re-energize our national commitment to...
Friday, February 9, 2018
GOVERNMENT OPENS, TELEMEDICINE ADVANCES IN SPENDING DEAL: Provisions that would expand Medicare coverage for telemedicine services appear in both the House and Senate versions of a federal spending bill that lawmakers passed this morning after late...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
A long-term deal to boost federal spending will bring $8 billion for medical previous research and programs meant to fight the opioid epidemic. Republicans and Democrats reached an agreement to raise the cap on federal spending by more than $150...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
We are gravely concerned by stagnant funding levels for non-defense programs in the latest stopgap spending bill proposed by House leadership. The measure does not live up to our nation’s resolve to build a healthier, more prosperous America and...
Monday, February 5, 2018
In his Jan. 30 op-ed, Eric S. Lander decries the lack of attention in Washington, much less debate, to our nation’s tenuous leadership in science and technology. This could help explain why there’s so much uncertainty among the public about the...
Friday, February 2, 2018
President Donald Trump could slash medical research spending as much as 30 percent in his next budget proposal, a research funding advocate told Bloomberg Law. If true, that deep of a cut to the National Institutes of Health's current $34 billion...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) has been selected to receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for her leadership in increasing federal funding for research, particularly Alzheimer’s disease research. Working to support...
Monday, January 29, 2018
A strong majority of Americans (81%) say it is important for President Trump to assign a high priority to putting science, technology and engineering to work to strengthen our nation's infrastructure. The percentages are high across the political...

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