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Advocacy at a Glance

March 6, 2020

Topline: Congress quickly appropriated nearly $8 billion in supplemental FY 20 funding to combat the coronavirus. FDA received $61 million in the package. We have a newly-scheduled webinar for March 12 and our Hill Day is March 18. Please join us for both events. This week’s Analysis and Commentary addresses four questions we were asked this week about FDA funding and how Alliance members can make a difference on FDA’s behalf. … READ MORE …

More Qs and As About the FY 21 Appropriation Process

February 28, 2020

Q: Why does the Alliance’s “ask” not align with the Administration’s numbers? … READ MORE …

Advocacy at a Glance

February 28, 2020

Topline: The FY 21 appropriations process is moving into full swing, just as Congress must consider supplemental funding for the coronavirus. Our Hill Day is March 18. Please join us. This week’s Analysis and Commentary takes a further look at the Alliance’s FY 21 funding “ask” and explores the Congressional calendar and likely schedule for moving appropriations bills. … READ MORE …

TMAP: Planning for Efficient, Effective Data Management at FDA

February 21, 2020

On an Alliance-sponsored webinar this week, FDA’s Principal Deputy Commissioner and Acting Chief Information officer, Dr. Amy Abernethy, spoke about the Technology Modernization Action Plan (TMAP) released by FDA and the next steps at the agency. … READ MORE …

Advocacy at a Glance

February 21, 2020

Alliance FY 21 “Ask” Set at $120 million above the FY 20 BA Appropriation. The Alliance’s Board of Directors met this week and set the Alliance’s FY 21 budget authority (BA) funding “ask” at $120 million above the FY 20 level for such FDA programs. … READ MORE …

Join Us for Our Annual Hill Day on March 18!

February 20, 2020

Each year the Alliance for a Stronger FDA goes up to Capitol Hill to visit with congressional offices to discuss the importance of a fully-funded FDA. This event is open to all participants, and you do not need to be an Alliance member to participate. To RSVP, please click here and our staff will send you information. … READ MORE …

Alliance for a Stronger FDA Announces New Officers for 2020

February 20, 2020

The Alliance has announced its complete set of officers for 2020. For full details please see the media release issued today.