Alliance for a Stronger FDA

Advocacy at a Glance

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.

There have been reports that quiet negotiations are under way to raise defense and non-defense caps, but there are concerns that time is running short. The BCA caps, as well as appropriations for the entire government, must be completed before the Continuing Resolution expires on December 8. The need for a third disaster aid package, the focus on the tax reform proposal, and Treasury’s announcement that the debt ceiling limit may be hit in January all complicate getting the final spending bill done. It has also spawned some suggestions that another CR lasting 6 to 8 weeks could be coming.