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Paul Jarris Provides Testimony before U.S. House Appropriations Committee

March 13, 2013

Paul Jarris, Executive Director of ASTHO, testified on March 13 before the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee to discuss the value and role of public health and the impact federal funding and programs have on protecting the public’s health in the U.S., in our states and territories, and in our communities.  In his testimony, Jarris used the story of the fungal meningitis outbreak to emphasize that the investments made by the subcommittee allow federal, state, and local public health agencies to protect and promote the health of everyone living in our communities, in our states, and across the U.S.