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Advocacy Update: Contact Congress Today

You can send the NFXF letter (link) to staff members you have an existing relationship with or deliver it personally to staff or a member of Congress at an upcoming Town Hall or other local event.

By | 2017-06-13T15:56:45+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Advocacy, Export|Comments Off on Advocacy Update: Contact Congress Today

Advocacy Update: Appropriations and Coalitions

This week, Congress should wrap up the Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations – just seven months into the fiscal year. The agreement includes an additional $2 billion for the NIH, which should translate into more funds available for Fragile X research. It also signals that Congress does not have an appetite to cut NIH funding 30%, as proposed in the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget outline.

By | 2017-06-24T23:58:36+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Advocacy|Comments Off on Advocacy Update: Appropriations and Coalitions