AAHD has joined over 80 organizations in advocating preparation of an annual federal childrens’ budget. The letter is available for download: PDF.
On March 29, the CDC Coalition submitted testimony to the Congressional Appropriations Committees. AAHD is one of 140 national organization coalition members. The letter is available for download: PDF.
On March 28, Roberta Carlin of AAHD joined 122 other executive directors of national health-related associations writing the President expressing disappointment in the Administration’s support for reducing funding of the Prevention and Public Health Fund. The letter is here:”On March 27, the Coalition for Health Funding (CHF) wrote in opposition to the House Budget Committee proposed FY 2013 budget. AAHD is one of 76 CHF members. The letter is here.
AAHD is a member of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD). On March 21, CCD issued a press release expressing concerns of the impact of the House Budget Committee decisions on persons with disabilities. The letter is here.
On March 20, the Friends of NCBDDD Advocacy Coalition issued FY 2013 NCBDDD appropriations recommendations. The statement is available here. AAHD is a leader in both the Friends of NCBDDD and the Friends of NCBDDD Advocacy Coalition.
On March 16, 902 national organizations, including AAHD, wrote the U.S. Congress requesting an adequate appropriations baseline for the Budget Control Act Section (302 (b)) domestic health, education, and related services and supports spending for the federal fiscal year that begins October 1, 2012. The letter is available for download: PDF.
AAHD joined the 31 national organizations of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Coalition in advocating necessary federal resources. The DRRC statement includes a recommendation for CDC’s NCBDDD. The letter is here: