Advocacy
Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee Leadership

NASTID joined more than 670 undersigned organizations—representing the full range of stakeholders in the programs of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education and related agencies—in sending a letter to Congress urging the restoration the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 302(b) allocation for the Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee to at least the FY 2010 level of $163.6 billion.

 

The 302(b) allocation is the amount of funding the House and Senate Appropriations Committees provide to the subcommittees. The subcommittees then divvy up the funding between the agencies and programs within their respective jurisdictions. Each year, the Committee on Education Funding, the Coalition for Health Funding, and the Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce partner to circulate a letter throughout our respective communities in support of strong 302(b) allocations for the House and Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittees.

 

How To Use This Resource

Review the letter so that you are aware of what the Association is supporting.  If deemed appropriate and useful, the letter could serve as a template and be personalized for further state-initiated communication on the same or similar issues.  You are welcome to share this information with your constituents.

 

For More Information

Joel Packer, Committee for Education Funding (202-383-0083 or JPacker@cef.org)  Website: http://cef.org/  [NOTE: NASTID is a member of CEF, represented by Julia Martin (Brustein & Manasevit Law Firm), our Governmental Relations Liaison.]

 

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Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee Leadership

Committee for Education Funding (CEF)
05/05/2015
CEF

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