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Advocacy at a Glance

January 19, 2013

Advocacy at a Glance offers you the bullet point summary of current advocacy issues associated with the goals of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA.

  • Appropriations Subcommittee Membership Announced. This week, the members of the House majority Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee were announced. The minority subcommittee membership has not yet been announced. The majority subcommittee members are: Robert Aderholt (R, AL), Chairman; Tom Latham (R, IA); Alan Nunnelee (R, MS); Kevin Yoder (R, KS); Jeff Fortenberry (R, NE); Tom Rooney (R, FL); David Valadao (R, CA).
  • The Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments Have Not Yet Been Announced.
  • Commissioner Hamburg to Address the Alliance. We are pleased to announce that on February 5, Commissioner Hamburg will address members of the Alliance at our 2 pm meeting on February 5, 2013.
  • Office of Budget and Management Warns Agencies to Get Serious About Sequestration. This week OMB sent a memo to the heads of government agencies instructing them to “intensify” their planning for across-the-board sequestration cuts.

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