Appropriations

146 Organizations Urge President Trump to Adequately Fund Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs in FY18

As the Administration develops the FY2018 budget request to the Congress, 146 organizations of the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC), a work group of the Federal AIDS Policy Partnership (FAPP), urge President Trump to maintain the necessary funding in order to continue addressing HIV/AIDS in the United States.   

Read the full letter here.

146 Organizations Urge Congress to Adequately Fund Domestic HIV Programs

As Congress begins to draft the FY2018 budget and appropriations bills, 146 organizations of the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC), a work group of the Federal AIDS Policy Partnership (FAPP), urge them to continue to demonstrate their strong, bipartisan commitment to addressing HIV/AIDS in the United States.  

Read the full letter here.

ABAC FY2018 Community Requests for Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs

The AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition wrote a letter to the Trump Administration, urging them to maintain the funding levels needed to continue addressing HIV/AIDS in the United States in the FY2018 budget.

Read the letter sign-on draft here.

AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition FY2017 Conference letter and funding chart

To view the HIV/AIDS community's letter to Congress urging that all cuts to HIV/AIDS domestic programs be restored in the final FY2017 appropriations measure, click here

Sign-on Letter in Response to FY2017 Labor HHS Appropriation Bills (S.3040 and H.R.5926)

The AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC) has drafted an organizational sign-on letter for your consideration. While Congress has proposed to maintain funding for most domestic HIV/AIDS programs in their FY2017 Labor-HHS appropriations bills, they have also proposed serious cuts that, if enacted, will severally impact HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs in the U.S.

AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition Funding Chart

Below is the updated ABAC funding chart for domestic HIV/AIDS programs 

House Maintains Funding Levels for HIV and Hepatitis Programs

The House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved its Fiscal Year 2017 funding bill on July 7th that maintains funding for domestic HIV programs. However, the bill includes several extreme partisan cuts to critical programs that impact people with HIV and help reduce new infections, including the Affordable Care Act and sexual health programs. The bill also provides no increases for hepatitis prevention programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Senate Maintains Funding Levels for Most HIV and Hepatitis Programs

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved its Fiscal Year 2017 funding bill that largely maintains funding for most domestic HIV programs.  However, the bill proposes to cut some critical programs, including $29 million from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and $6 million from the Minority AIDS Initiative, and provides no increases for hepatitis prevention programs at the CDC.

To read the full press release from The AIDS Institute on the subcommittee markup, click the PDF below

Senate Committee Acts to More Fairly Distribute AIDS Housing Funds

The Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee has acted to more fairly distribute AIDS housing funds. “We applaud Sens.

FY17 Dear Colleague letters

Below are the Dear Colleague letters for domestic HIV/AIDS and hepatitis programs in the House and Senate 

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