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Labor/HHS Conferees Meet Tonight
Calls Needed Immediately!!!!

March 26, 1996

Conferees on the Senate Labor/Health Human Services Committee are meeting this evening at 6:00 p.m. EST to negotiate on the Labor/HHS appropriations bill. Senators Arlen Specter (R-PA), Mark Hatfield (R-OR) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) must be contacted and urged to:
  • Support the administrations proposal to add back $119 million to the appropriations bill:

    $67 million for the 4 titles in Ryan White $52 million for ADAP
    $119 million - Total

  • AETC - Restore AETC to a funding level of at least $12 million.

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  • OAR - Support a consolidated AIDS research appropriation.

Since time is of the essence, these messages should be directed to the committee and personal office staffpersons indicated below:

Sen. Mark Hatfield (R-OR)
Labor/HHS Committee Staff:
Craig Higgins/Ellen Murray
phone: (202) 224-7230; fax: (202) 224-1360
Personal Office Staff:
Aaron Menikoff
phone: (202) 224-3753; fax: (202) 224-1229

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
Labor/HHS Committee Staff:

Marcia Simon
phone: (202) 224-7288
Personal Office Staff:
Ann Ford
phone: (202) 224-3254; fax: (202) 224-9369

Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA)
Labor/HHS Committee Staff:

Craig Higgins/ Ellen Murray
phone: (202) 224-7230; fax: (202) 224-1360
Personal Office Staff:
Vickie Caldeira
phone: (202) 224-4254; fax: (202) 224-1229


For more information, contact:
Tracy Mickens, Director of Community Outreach, ext. 3053
AIDS Action Council
1875 Connecticut Avenue NW #700
Washington DC 20009
202-986-1300
202-986-1345 (fax)
202-332-9614 (tty)
E-Mail: aidsaction@aidsaction.org



  
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