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ASTHO and NACCHO Send Joint Letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee, Full House of Representatives, and Senate Leadership Opposing Attack on the Prevention and Public Health Fund

Spring 2012

In response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s proposal to rescind the Prevention and Public Health Fund and rescind all unobligated balances in order to find the $98.6 billion in reconciliation savings instructed through the House budget, ASTHO and NACCHO sent a joint letter to Chairman Fred Upton and Ranking Member Henry Waxman expressing opposition to eliminating the Fund, and support of continuing this important investment. Read the entire letter here. ASTHO and NACCHO also sent a letter to the full House of Representatives opposing eliminating the Fund, and using partial funds to offset holding the current federal student loan rate. That letter can be found here.  Additionally a letter was also sent  to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. That letter can be read here.