Please join us in requesting $20.1 million for the Department of State’s East-West Center (EWC) in the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill. The Center supports critical programs, such as
Asia Matters for America and the Congressional Staff Program on Asia, which has become an irreplaceable component of our public policy and diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific region.
Please join us in urging the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee to increase funding of the Hazardous Substance Superfund Account to at least $1.46 billion in the FY 2020 budget.
Support Our Aging Population through Geriatric Workforce Programs and Family Caregiver Support Programs
To address this looming workforce shortage, please join us in supporting funding for programs to increase the number of health care professionals dedicated to serving our growing senior population, to support family caregivers who play an essential role
caring for the health and wellbeing of their loved ones, and to promote evidence-based research supporting both health care workers and family caregivers.
Please join me in supporting full funding for the current authorized discretionary levels for the Essential Air Service in the Fiscal Year 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.
We encourage you to join us in signing the attached letter urging appropriators to include $424 million for Title VII health professions education and training programs in the upcoming FY 2020 Labor-HHS appropriations bill.
Please join us in supporting increased funding for the National Cancer Institute for FY2020.
Please join us in sending the attached letter to Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro and Ranking Member Tom Cole urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to provide robust funding for the Health
Center Program in Fiscal Year 2020.
We invite you to join us in sending a letter to appropriators urging more funding for Social Security Administration (SSA) operating
expenses in FY2020.
The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) provides grants to states to help states respond to child abuse and neglect. Those funds are used for a variety of services and supports including establishing plans of safe care to protect newborns with
prenatal illegal substance exposure, investing in community-based prevention efforts focused on supporting families, helping create abuse and neglect investigation and reporting standards, and eliminating barriers to adoption.
Please join me in fighting HIV by supporting microbicides research. Microbicides are compounds that can be self-applied to protect against sexually-transmitted infections like HIV and have the potential to reduce the spread of HIV, particularly among women