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Bullet policy · Jan 04, 2022

Build Back Better Legislation Stalled in Senate

The Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), which the Democrats are trying to pass through the reconciliation process, failed to advance in the Senate prior to the holiday break after Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that he would not support the $1.75 trillion spending package.
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Bullet policy, statements · Dec 06, 2021

Science Coalitions Urge Congress to Finalize NSF Reauthorization Measure

AIBS has joined other science stakeholders in urging congressional leadership to swiftly conference on the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act or USICA and the National Science Foundation for the Future Act and pass a joint bill that includes essential science and technology funding.
Bullet policy, statements · Nov 19, 2021

Societies Urge Appropriators to Fund HHS Office of Climate Change and Health Equity

AIBS was among 32 public and environmental health stakeholder groups to urge Senate Appropriators to take prompt action to complete the fiscal year 2022 appropriations process and provide $6 million to the new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE).