Letters to Congress and federal agencies

April 2017
  • Organization letter opposing policy riders that would weaken FDA's authority to oversee tobacco products and funding cuts to CDC's Office of Smoking and Health in FY 2017 (April 11)
  • Health organization letters to House and Senate Labor-HHS-Education appropriations subcommittee leaders in support of adequate funding for AHRQ in FY 2018 (April 5)
March 2017
  • CDC Coalition letter to House and Senate Labor-HHS-Education appropriations subcommittee leaders in support of $7.8 billion for CDC in 2018 (March 30)
  • Friends of HRSA letter to House and Senate Labor-HHS-Education appropriations subcommittee leaders in support of $7.48 billion for HRSA in 2018 (March 30)
  • Organization letter to U.S. House of Representatives opposing H.R. 1136, the FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act (March 27)
  • Health organization letter to House Labor-HHS-Education appropriations subcommittee leaders urging ample funding to combat the Zika virus in FY 2018 appropriations bills (March 27)
  • Health organization letter opposing the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017 and the Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of 2017 (March 27)
  • Health organization letter opposing the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016 (March 21)
  • APHA letter to the U.S. House of Representatives opposing the American Health Care Act, legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (March 21)
  • Organization letter to House leadership expressing concern that the American Health Care Act would result in reductions in care for people suffering from addiction and mental illness (March 21)
  • Health organization letter to the Senate opposing the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act and the Midnight Rules Relief Act (March 14)
  • Organization letter urging House and Senate leadership to ensure that health care coverage and payment decisions are based on medical and legal qualifications and standards (March 7)
  • Organization letter urging President Trump to maintain funding made possible by the Prevention and Public Health Fund (March 3)
  • Organization letter urging the Office of Management and Budget to support family planning and sexual health care services in its FY 2018 budget request (March 2)
  • NDD United letter to Congress opposing cuts and supporting adequate funding for NDD programs in the FY 2018 appropriations process (March 1)
February 2017
January 2017
  • Letter urging President Trump to rescind the Jan. 27 executive order on visas and immigration (Jan. 31)
  • Health organization letter to Senate health committee leaders urging them to ensure that HHS nominee Tom Price is committed to a strong immunization program that protects citizens from vaccine-preventable diseases (Jan. 17)
  • Health organization letter opposing H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 (Jan. 10)
  • Organization letter to Congress opposing efforts to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund (Jan. 9)
  • APHA letter in strong opposition to any legislation to repeal or otherwise weaken the Affordable Care Act (Jan. 4)
  • APHA letter opposing the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny, or REINS, Act and the Midnight Rules Relief Act (Jan. 3)