Daily Archives: July 24, 2009

Update: In U.S. House, A Win on Needle Exchange, A Loss on HIV Research

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This is an update to our post earlier this morning on two key HIV policy votes in the House today. So much for a new era of evidence-based AIDS policy in a Congress controlled by Democrats. In today’s vote on HIV/AIDS research, lawmakers agreed (by voice vote) to strip out funding for three HIV research grants, […]

Two Vital HIV Policy Votes Set for U.S. House Today

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The House of Representatives will take up two pivotal HIV/AIDS-related amendments today as it debates a massive spending bill for domestic labor, health and education programs. Although the policy decisions at stake today are part of a domestic funding bill, they have implications for global AIDS.  The first is a proposal by Rep. Darrell Issa, […]