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Washington Summary January 2020

Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) funding After the whirlwind of December 2019 to complete the FY20 federal spending bills, there’s no time to waste before starting on the FY21 (Oct. 1, 2020 – Sept. 30, 2021) budget. The PKD Foundation’s budget […]

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Washington Summary December 2019

Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) funding On December 20, President Trump signed into law a spending bill that includes funding for a number of programs important to the PKD Community. These programs include: DOD/CDMRP/PRMRP: PKD was again included as a topic […]

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Washington Summary November 2019

Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) funding On November 21, Congress passed and the President signed another continuing resolution (CR), the second one this year. The CR extends the FY19 funding levels through December 20, 2019 (the last one was set to […]

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Washington Summary October 2019

Fiscal year 2020 (FY20) funding The continuing resolution (CR) that was put in place on September 27 is still in effect. The CR extends the FY19 funding levels through November 21, 2019. By this date, the House and Senate will […]

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Washington Summary September 2019

Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) funding  The Senate Appropriations Committee is drafting its 12 funding bills. Congress needs to approve the 12 bills before the beginning of Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) on September 30. The Senate Committee has approved its funding bill for the Department […]

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Washington Summary August 2019 

House and Senate return from recess  By the time you read this, the House and Senate will have returned from their annual summer recess. Many representatives and senators held constituent or political events during this period. We hope that you took the time to contact them and to discuss […]

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Washington Summary July 2019

House and Senate on Recess By August 5, the House and Senate will have started their annual summer through Labor Day.  Many representatives and senators will hold constituent or political events during this period.  There still may be time to […]

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Washington Summary June 2019

Next Few Weeks The key issue will be establishing overall spending levels for defense and nondefense spending for the fiscal year that begins on October 1, 2019. Those levels will determine funding for, among other things, health research activities that […]

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Washington Monthly Summary April 15 – May 31, 2019

Topics Covered Fiscal Year 2020 Federal Budget Health Care/Health Insurance Drug Pricing Surprise Medical Bills Important Legislation Advocacy Alerts FY20 Budget A key unresolved issue before Congress will be establishing overall spending levels for defense and non-defense spending for the […]

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Washington Summary April 2019

The House and the Senate are in recess from April 15 through April 26.  We hope that you are taking advantage of this opportunity to schedule meetings with your elected representatives in their home offices. FY20 Budget Request Congressional committees […]

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