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TB Wire 12/17/10
TB Wire 11/2010
Stoptbusa statement on World TB Day
TB Wire 03/19/10
TB Wire 03/09/10
tbWire February 28, 2010
January 26, 2010
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TB ADVOCACY ALERTS!
3/26/10 TB ADVOCACY UPDATE!
1. March 2010 - President Obama released his
FY2011 proposed budget for all federal programs on February 1.
The budget recommends $143 million for CDC's domestic TB program,
a proposed $1.2 million cut, targeted to come from travel expenses.
Congress will begin drafting the FY2011 health spending bill,
which includes TB funding, in April, beginning with the House
Labor-HHS (Health and Human Services) Appropriations subcommittee,
chaired by Rep. Obey (D-WI). The House Appropriations subcommittees
are expected to begin voting on spending bills in June.
the bipartisan Comprehensive TB Elimination Act in October 2008.
This new law recommended a funding level of $220 million for
CDC's domestic TB program in FY2011. TB advocates must educate
their members of Congress, particularly members of the House
and Senate Labor-HHS subcommittees, about this funding level
and the reasons why TB programs needs this increased funding.
See full Advocacy Alert
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