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Letters to Congress and federal agencies

June 2024
  • Organization letter to House and Senate appropriators supporting FY 2024 funding of $35 million for CDC, $25 million for NIH, and $1 million for NIJ for firearm morbidity and mortality prevention research (June 3)
May 2024
April 2024
  • Health organization letter in support of FY 2025 funding for CDC's Public Health Data Modernization funding (April 30)
  • Organization letter to House Appropriations Committee leaders in support of $268.1 million for Community and Youth Violence Prevention through the Division of Violence Prevention at CDC (April 30)
  • Organization letter to Senate Appropriations Committee leaders in support of $268.1 million for Community and Youth Violence Prevention through the Division of Violence Prevention at CDC (April 30)
  • Organization letter in support of $100 million for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies program in FY 2025 (April 29)
  • Organization letter in support of $1 billion for the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant in FY 2025 (April 29)
  • Organization letter in support of $100 million for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry in FY 2025 (April 15)
  • Organization letter in support of $420.85 million for CDC's National Center for Environmental Health in FY 2025 (April 15)
  • Organization letter in support of $5 million in FY 2025 for the HHS Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (April 10)
  • Organization letter in support of $110 million for CDC climate and health activities in FY 2025 (April 10)
  • Organization letter in support of $220 million for CDC's National Center for Health Statistics in FY 2025 (April 10)
  • Friends of HRSA FY 2025 request letter to House and Senate Labor-HHS-Education appropriations subcommittee leaders (April 1)
March 2024
February 2024
  • Organization letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee opposing the Air Quality Standards Implementation Act of 2024 (Feb. 15)
  • Organization letter to House Committee on Oversight and Accountability leaders in support of vaccines and the U.S. vaccine safety system (Feb. 15)
  • Organization letter to House leaders opposing cuts to the Prevention and Public Health Fund (Feb. 5)
January 2024
December 2023
November 2023
October 2023
September 2023
  • urging full funding for the WIC program in the continuing resolution and final FY24 legislation (Sept. 25)
  • Organization letter to the Senate HELP Committee opposing cuts to the Prevention and Public Health Fund included in proposed primary care legislation (Sept. 20)
  • Organization letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging strong whole grain-rich standards in the WIC program (Sept. 16)
August 2023

No letters

July 2023
June 2023
  • Organization statement urging Congress to support robust funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) (June 13)
May 2023
  • Public health organization letter opposing the inclusion of environmental permitting reform in debt ceiling negotiations (May 17)
  • urging key funding priorities for school meals and child nutrition (May 17)
  • Organization letter to Congress opposing cuts to nondefense discretionary funding in FY 2024 and beyond (May 15)
April 2023
  • Organization letter opposing rollbacks of key clean energy and climate provisions in H.R. 2811, the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023 (April 26)
  • APHAletter opposing H.R. 2811, the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023 (April 25)
  • Organization letter to House and Senate appropriators supporting FY 2024 funding of $35 million for CDC, $25 million for NIH, and $1 million for NIJ for firearm morbidity and mortality prevention research (April 19)
  • Organization letter to Congress opposing any cuts to the Medicaid program (April 19)
March 2023
  • APHAletter in support of H.R. 12, the Women's Health Protection Act (March 29)
  • APHAletter in support of the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (March 28)
  • Health organization letter to House appropriators urging them to fully fund the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Program at its $100 million authorization level and provide $50 million to launch the new Bio-Preparedness Workforce Pilot Program at the Health Resources and Services Administration (March 24)
  • Health organization letter to House appropriators urging them to to significantly increase federal funding for domestic and global antimicrobial resistance programs in FY 2024 (March 24)
  • Health organization letter to House and Senate appropriators urging increased funding in FY 2024 for CDC's Data Modernization Initiative and the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (March 24)
  • Health organization letter to House appropriators in support of FY 2024 funding for CDC's Community Violence Intervention Initiative through the Division of Violence Prevention (March 24)
  • Health organization letter to House appropriators in support of FY 2024 funding for CDC's Advanced Molecular Detection program (March 24)
  • Organization letter to House and Senate appropriators supporting $1 billion in FY24 funding for the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant (March 23)
  • Organization letter to House and Senate appropriators supporting $100 million in FY24 funding for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies program (March 23)
  • Health organization letter in support of $100 million for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry in FY 2024 (March 23)
  • Friends of HRSA letter in support of at least $10.5 billion in FY24 funding for HRSA (March 23)
  • Health organization letter in support of $420.85 million for CDC's National Center for Environmental Health in FY 2024 (March 22)
  • CDC Coalition letter to appropriators in support of at least $11.581 billion in funding for CDC in FY 2024 (March 22)
  • Organization letter to Senate appropriators in support of strong FY 2024 funding for the Department of Transportation's for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (March 22)
  • Health organization letter to Congress in support of the DACA program and urging Congress to provide Dreamers with an opportunity to earn lawful permanent residence in the 118th Congress (March 21)
  • Health organization letter to House and Senate appropriators in support of $110 million in FY 2024 for CDC's Climate and Health program (March 17)
  • Health organization letter to House and Senate appropriators in support of $5 million in FY 2024 for the HHS Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (March 17)
  • Health organization letter to Congress in support of $12 billion for EPA in the FY 2024 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations bill (March 17)
  • Health organization letter to Congress opposing S.184 and H.R. 277 - the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2023 (March 17)
  • Organization letter to congressional leaders in support of the PASTEUR Act to address antimicrobial resistance (March 8)
  • to House and Senate appropriators supporting $500 million in FY24 funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (March 8)
  • to the Biden administration urging implementation of the administration's Executive Order Promoting Access to Voting (March 2)
February 2023
January 2023
  • APHAletter opposing several House bills related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (Jan. 31)
  • Health organization letter to OMB, HHS and HRSA in support of strong funding for the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Program and the BIO Preparedness Workforce Pilot Program in the president’s FY 2024 budget request (Jan. 27)