Advocacy Alert: 8/11/2009
Advocacy News Section from August CFIDSLink
This month, members of Congress will be back in home districts/states and many will hold "town meetings" or "listening sessions" for constituents. Take advantage of local opportunities to get CFS on the record.
The bill that funds medical research is the largest non-defense spending bill considered by Congress. Click here to read language about CFS programs just passed by the Senate.
The CFIDS Association has joined the Alliance for Taxpayer Access as part of its effort to "free the data" on CFS that has been created by CDC and other agencies using public funds. Ask your U.S. Senators to support the Federal Research Public Access Act.
Two more notes:
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