As was covered in an email to all members earlier this week, President Obama released his fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget proposal on Wednesday, April 10. In sum, the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention received a $14 million increase over FY 2012 funding l
Next week, on Wednesday, April 10, President Obama will release his fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget. Typically released in February, this budget was delayed due to protracted year-end fiscal negotiations and resulting tax changes. A few high-level details about the budget have come out, mainly that the President is set to formally propose cuts to Social Security and Medicare in a
This week, the full Senate took up the fiscal year (FY) 2013 Continuing Resolution (CR). As outlined in last week’s NCSD Federal Policy Update, there was a movement in the Senate to add additional funding bills into the package instead of straight continui
As stated in last week’s NCSD Federal Policy Update, sequestration, a series of across-the-board cuts that will effect a majority of federal government spending, went into effect last Friday, March 1st . Late last Friday, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the
Well, everyone, it’s March 1—the deadline for the start of sequestration cuts. As a reminder, sequestration is a series of across the board cuts to federal programs beginning today that was first set up as a result of the 2011 Budget and Control Act.
This week NCSD joined 42 other sexual health organizations in sending a letter to Congress urging them to support a balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not include further cuts to discretionary programs. This letter focuses specifically on sexual and reproductive health programs that would be deeply impacted by sequester and further budget debates. NCSD had a strong han
NCSD continues our membership conference call series- "It's Your Call." "It's Your Call" is a venue for members to discuss pertinent topics and subject matter of your choosing in a forum that fosters discussion and sharing among peers.