Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Public Policy"
May 31, 2017
Two pieces of legislation moving through Congress seek to repeal a provision that could cut Medicare spending. Ask your senators and representatives to co-sponsor the legislation.
May 24, 2017
On May 23, the president released his full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal, outlining his administration's preferred funding levels for the coming federal fiscal year.
May 05, 2017
The House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which, if signed into law, would make significant changes to our health care and insurance systems.
May 03, 2017
Earlier this week, Congress reached a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget deal. This year, the deal includes increased investments in federal research funding, which is a win for the Parkinson's community.
April 27, 2017
On Tuesday April 25, the United States Senate formally declared April 2017 Parkinson's Awareness Month, bringing attention to the disease and the needs of patients.
April 26, 2017
After a recent two week recess, members of Congress returned to the nation's capital with several high-priority items on their agenda, including federal government funding and health care reform.
March 31, 2017
Four Forum attendees shared their experiences in personal blogs. Below, we share excerpts from these posts, highlighting the critical role advocates play in driving change.
March 27, 2017
On Friday, March 24, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was pulled from consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives and lawmakers did not vote on the legislation.
March 17, 2017
President Trump submitted his initial Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget to Congress this week, recommending deep cuts to programs important to the Parkinson's community.
March 13, 2017
Last month, The Michael J. Fox Foundation presented the 2017 Parkinson's Advocacy Awards to five individuals. The awards shine a spotlight on efforts to further policies that benefit people with PD.