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Advocacy at a Glance

January 18, 2019

Alliance Works to be a Leading Source of Concern on Shutdown.  This week, in lieu of Analysis and Commentary, please click here to find a few of the news headlines and stories, the Alliance has been quoted in.

Call for social media ambassadors: Our Twitter feed is one of our best resources to disseminate information during the Shutdown, if you would like to become a social media ambassador and help us spread our message and the latest news, then please e-mail Samantha Beard to be added to our list of social media ambassadors.

Are you keeping up to date with the latest? If you’d like to be privy to the latest updates from the Alliance, then be sure to follow us on Twitter @strengthenFDA. We are constantly posting the latest news and information pertaining to the Shutdown, the Alliance, and the FDA.

Anna Abram event likely to be impacted by the shutdown. On Tuesday, January 29th, Anna Abram, Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, Legislation and Analysis at FDA was scheduled to visit with Alliance members. However, due to the partial government shutdown the likelihood of the event moving forward is slim. We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide a status update once we know more.

Join Us on Feb. 13 for Meetings with FY 2020 Appropriators. On February 13th, the Alliance will be meeting with personal staff of members on the House and Senate Ag/FDA Appropriations subcommittees. If you are available for a half day — either morning or afternoon — to help, e-mail Samantha Beard to RSVP.

Annual Alliance Lobby Day — Mark Your Calendars — March 18. On March 18, 2019, the Alliance will storm the Hill for our Annual Lobby Day.

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