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 priorities are as follows:...

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 area to compete...

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 expire on November 21). By...

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 need to either pass the FY20 federal...

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...