Sign-on Letter on Affordable Effective Opioid Addiction Treatment

We are writing to applaud the Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of Probuphine, the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence and to urge you to work with providers and manufacturers to make it affordable and accessible to everyone struggling with addiction.

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Support the International Atomic Energy Agency (v. 2)

I invite you to cosponsor H.Res. 759, a resolution that would encourage steps to ensure that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the organization tasked with verifying that states comply with their commitments under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and other non-proliferation agreements, has the necessary funding to successfully carry out its duties.

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Support the International Atomic Energy Agency

I invite you to cosponsor a resolution that would encourage steps to ensure that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the organization tasked with verifying that states comply with their commitments under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and other non-proliferation agreements, has the necessary funding to successfully carry out its duties.

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Bring Back the Office of Technology Assessment!

We invite you to cosponsor H.Res. 605, a resolution expressing the sense of the House that the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) should be reestablished. For more than two decades the OTA provided relevant, unbiased technical and scientific assessments for Members of Congress and staff. The OTA is still authorized, but the office was defunded in 1995, stripping Congress of a valuable resource that understood both emerging technologies as well as the intricacies of the legislative process and the needs of policy makers.

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Lunch Briefing: Research & Development in the FY17 Budget

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: samantha.warren@mail.house.gov Date: 3/22/2016 Dear Colleague: On behalf of the Congressional Research and Development Caucus, I would like to draw your attention to an upcoming briefing sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Research & Development (R&D) Budget and Policy Program. Research & Development in […]

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