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.

Complicating the overall appropriations situation are: (1) the continuing tight Congressional schedule for moving tax reform legislation to the President: (2) concerns by defense hawks that DOD will not be able to absorb a large, planned funding increase if monies are not available until early next year; and (3) Congress cannot finish appropriations until it has resolved the conflict between proposed defense spending levels for FY 18 and the much lower budget caps on defense spending provided in the Budget Control Act of 2011.