Congressional Battle over Budget Ceiling Rages

Congressional Battle over Budget Ceiling Rages Washington, DC continues to be embroiled in a heated debate around raising the national debt ceiling, which has brought Congress and the nation’s capital to a standstill. According to the Treasury Department the federal government will run out of money on August 2 if an agreement to raise the […]

Congressional Battle over Budget Ceiling Rages

Congressional Battle over Budget Ceiling Rages Washington, DC has come to a stand still as debate around raising the national debt ceiling continues to heat up. The federal government will run out of money on August 2 if an agreement is not reached. For the past week, Congressional leaders have been negotiating with President Obama […]

Government Releases National Prevention Strategy

Government Releases National Prevention Strategy Today, June 16, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, along with the National Prevention Council, released the National Prevention Strategy (NPS). Outlining a comprehensive approach to health promotion and disease prevention, the NPS specifically states that access to quality reproductive health services and support for safe practices can […]

30th Anniversary of AIDS

30th Anniversary of AIDS Sunday, June 5, is the 30th anniversary of AIDS. On that day in 1981 the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first reported on symptoms of the virus in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). While much progress has been made in combatting the epidemic over the last […]

2011 Budget Agreement Reached

2011 Budget Agreement Reached Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached a budget agreement to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year 2011. The deal cut $78.5 billion from President Obama’s 2011 budget request and $37.6 billion from 2010 funding levels. Read NMAC’s breakdown of the budget deal and what it means for HIV/AIDS […]

2011 Budget Agreement Reached

2011 Budget Agreement Reached Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached a budget agreement to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year 2011. The deal cut $78.5 billion from President Obama’s 2011 budget request and $37.6 billion from 2010 funding levels. Read NMAC’s breakdown of the budget deal and what it means for HIV/AIDS […]

In Memorium

In Memorium This week, NMAC lost a friend and colleague Chris Crowe, best friend and roommate to NMAC Communications Specialist Kyle Murphy. Chris served as legislative assistant to Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and as president of the LGBT Congressional Staffers Association. He was a steadfast advocate for equality, social justice and universal access to […]

Health Care Reform’s One Year Anniversary

Health Care Reform’s One Year Anniversary Wednesday, March 23, marked the one year anniversary of the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. While the legislation won’t be fully implemented until the 2014, progress has already been made to ensure that all Americans, including people living with HIV/AIDs have access to quality, affordable […]