House Funding Bill Threatens Response to HIV/AIDS

October 3, 2011 House Labor-HHS Funding Bill Threatens Response to HIV/AIDS Cuts CDC HIV/AIDS Prevention Funding while Stripping Critical Family Planning Funds Washington, DC – The House Appropriations Committee has released its draft Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill for fiscal year 2012. The legislation includes cuts to programs that are critical to […]

Congressional Tri-Caucus Introduces Health Disparity Bill

September 20, 2011 Congressional Tri-Caucus Introduces Health Disparity Bill Legislation Targets Resources to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities and Promote Health Equity Washington, DC – On Thursday, September 15, the Congressional Tri-Caucus, comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus introduced the Health Equity and Accountability […]

Legislators Launch Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus

September 15, 2011 Legislators Launch Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus Aims to Maintain U.S. Leadership in Struggle Against Epidemic Washington, DC – Today Congressional leadership will launch the bipartisan Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus (formerly the Congressional Task Force on International HIV/AIDS). Co-chaired by Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA), Jim McDermott (D-WA) and Trent Franks (R-AZ), the Caucus will examine […]