Advocacy at a Glance
August 14, 2015
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.
- Congress Continues August Recess, Scheduled Return to Washington September 8th. With lawmakers returning to Capitol Hill on September 8th, the House will have just 10 legislative days to pass a short-term funding bill to avoid a government shutdown. The Senate is scheduled to be in session for 17 days in September, giving them a few more days to potentially deal with any House-passed continuing resolution. Today’s Analysis and Commentary provides insight into how a busy legislative schedule in September could impact FDA’s FY 16 appropriated funding levels.