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Congress Passes Zika Funding Bill

Congress passed and President Obama signed a 10-week continuing resolution, which includes $1.1 billion for Zika virus research.
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ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak

The emerging threat of Zika virus infection.
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ASM Urges Action to Combat Zika Emergency

Current events linked to the Zika virus make aggressive public health actions and funding to combat this emerging infectious disease more crucial than ever.
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ASM Members on Capitol Hill

ASM Members Meet with Senate Appropriations Chair
ASM volunteer leaders met with Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and participated in the 22nd Annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Capitol Hill Exhibition & Reception

Members of the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities on Capitol Hill
The Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities (CMIIM) traveled to Washington, DC and attended a Hill Day planned by PSAB staff.  They met with members of Congress and their relevant staff. 

If you are interested in meeting with your members to discuss issues of importance to the microbiological sciences e-mail advocacy@asmusa.org.

Helpful Links:

Taking the Message to Congress
A guide to communicating with Congress from the American Society for Microbiology Office of Public Affairs.

 

 

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