Correspondence with Government

June 12, 2017

Letter from Informal Coalition on Biodefense and Public Health Preparedness to Senate and House Leaders in support of funding levels for the nation's preparedness threats (2018 FY Appropriations bill).

May 3, 2017

Burr/Casey sign-on letter to Senate Leaders of Senate Appropriations Committee and Labor HHS Subcommittee urging prioritized funding of BARDA and BioShield Special Reserve Fund in FY 2018 Appropriations process.

November 30, 2016

Letter to Honorable Fred Upton and Honorable Frank Pallone, Committee on Energy and Commerce, in support of 21st Century Cures Act, including Subtitle H on Medical Countermeasures Innovation.

May 27, 2016

Letter to Congressional Leaders regarding Senate-passed language to expand of Project BioShield Special Reserve (SRF) language in proposed Zika appropriations proposal.

March 24, 2016

Letter to Ranking Members of Senate regarding language in President's Emergency Supplemental on Zika that would alter BioShield Special Reserve Fund (SRF) authorization.

 

March 24, 2016

Letter to Ranking Members of House regarding language in President's Emergency Supplemental on Zika that would alter BioShield Special Reserve Fund (SRF) authorization.

September 17, 2015

Letter to Honorable Richard Burr and Honorable Bob Case, United States Senate, in support of Medical Countermeasure Innovation Act of 2015.

August 20, 2015

Letter from Informal Coalition on Biodefense and Public Health Preparedness to Senate Leaders of Appropriations Committee and Labor HHS Subcommittee expressing concern over funding levels for programs critical to nation's preparedness (2016 FY Appropriations bill).

July 29, 2015

Letter to Honorable Susan Brooks and Honorable Anna Eschoo in Support of the Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2015.

May 1, 2015

Letter to Honorable Peter King in support of his bill, the First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act (H.R.1300).

March 18, 2015

Letter from Informal Coalition on Biodefense and Public Health Preparedness to Honorable Roy Blunt, United States Senate, in support of in support of FY 2015 funding for programs critical to the nation’s preparedness against threats, whether naturally occurring like Ebola and pandemic influenza or deliberate, such as a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) event.

October 24, 2014

Letter to Rob Klain, DHS Ebola Response Coordinator, and Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget in support of sustained funding for biosecurity preparedness programs.

August 1, 2014

Alliance for Biosecurity Comments to the FDA draft Guidance for Industry Product Development Under the Animal Rule (FDA-2009-D-0007).

April 4, 2014
Letter to Honorable Tom Harkins and Honorable Jerry Moran, Senate LHHS Appropriations Committee, in support of FY 2015 funding for programs critical to the nation’s preparedness against pandemic influenza and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) agents, which are comprised of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), the Project BioShield Special Reserve Fund (SRF), and the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).

April 1, 2014
Letter from Informal Coalition on Biodefense and Public Health Preparedness to Honorable Tom Harkins and Honorable Jerry Moran, Senate LHHS Appropriations Committee, in support of FY 2015 funding for programs critical to the nation’s preparedness against threats, whether naturally occurring like pandemic influenza or deliberate, such as a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) event.

September 16, 2013
Letter to Honorable Hal Rogers in support of language included in the House Continuing Resolution (CR - H.J. Res. 59 Section 133) to ensure that the medical countermeasure enterprise remains fully operational and is not disrupted over the course of the CR.

April 4, 2012
Letter to Honorable Richard Burr, United States Senate, expressing thanks for support in prioritizing funding for BARDA in fiscal year (FY) 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Bill.

September 28, 2010
Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, responding to the August 19, 2010 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Report The Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise Review: Transforming the Enterprise to Meet Long-Range National Needs (“HHS Report”).

September 24, 2010
Letter to Chairmen and Ranking Members of Senate and House Appropriations Committees, Committees on Appropriations, and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittees regarding the Administration's budget amendment request to transfer funds from the Project BioShield Special Reserve Fund (SRF).

March 2, 2010
Letter to Dr. Nicole Lure, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, DHHS, submitting Alliance for Biosecurity White Paper: Feedback on End to End Review of Countermeasure Enterprise.