NMAC Press Release: Budget Gridlock Further Burdens America’s Public Health Infrastructure

March 18, 2011 Budget Gridlock Further Burdens America’s Public Health Infrastructure Funding for Critical HIV/AIDS Programs Stalls amid Uncertainty Washington, DC — Today, the Senate passed another short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that would fund the federal government for three weeks. The legislation, which was passed by the House Tuesday, includes an additional $6 billion in […]

NMAC Marks National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Washington, DC — Sunday, March 20, marks the fifth annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD). America’s native populations have been severely impacted by the epidemic, and NNHAAD provides an opportunity to raise awareness of its effects on the community and encourage American Indians and Alaska Natives to get educated about their risk factors and […]

NMAC Press Release: Official Statement on President Obama’s FY2012 Budget Request

February 15, 2011 NMAC Statement on President Obama’s FY2012 Budget Request The following is a statement for National Minority AIDS Council Deputy Executive Director Daniel C. Montoya Washington, DC — “Yesterday, President Obama released his budget request for fiscal year 2012. In his proposed budget, the President makes difficult decisions regarding spending reductions, while prioritizing […]

NMAC Press Release: Official Statement on House Vote to Strip Planned Parenthood of Federal Funding

NMAC Statement on House Vote to Strip Planned Parenthood of Federal Funding The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Deputy Executive Director Daniel C. Montoya: Washington, DC — “Today the House of Representatives voted to cut all funding to Planned Parenthood programs. This short-sighted move, undoubtedly meant to appease the leadership’s conservative […]

NMAC Press Release: Florida to Drop 6500 Residents from State’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program

January 31, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Florida to Drop 6500 Residents from State’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program Thousands More Continue to Wait for Life-Saving Medications Washington, DC — Florida’s Ryan White CARE Act AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) will soon drop 6,500 residents from its rolls, an unparalleled move that raises serious concerns about the […]