House Letter Circulating in Support of NIH

Representatives Ed Markey (D-MA) and Brian Bilbray (R-CA) are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter that asks the House Appropriations Committee to provide “at least $32 billion for NIH in FY 2013.” Contact the office of your Member of Congress via e-mail or phone to ask that they “Sign-on to the Markey-Bilbray letter on FY13 NIH funding.” You’ll also want to include some remarks on what NIH funding means to you, your institution, and the District. Congressional offices can sign-on to the letter by contacting Sara Schaumburg (Sara.Schaumburg@mail.house.gov) in Rep. Markey’s office, or Gary Kline (gary.kline@mail.house.gov) in Rep. Bilbray’s office. The deadline for Congressional offices to participate is March 14th, so make your contacts prior. Visit the AADR Action Center or the House website to find contact information for your Member.

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