Lawmakers are Home This Week, Which Is a Perfect Time to Talk Aging!
Following a flurry of budget and appropriations news from Capitol Hill and the Administration, Representatives and Senators are in their districts and states this week. Advocates should reach out as much as they can to continue the advocacy drum beat for increased funding for OAA programs and services.
Congress has until March 23 to determine final funding levels for all discretionary programs for FY 2018 and work has already begun on funding proposals for FY 2019. Take a look at n4a's recent Advocacy Alert and Legislative Updates for specific details about advocacy messages and breaking budget news.