Monthly Archives: July 2017

House Committee Approves Funding for NKF Priorities

By Troy Zimmerman, National Kidney Foundation’s Vice President of Government Relations Advocacy works! On July 19th, the House Appropriations Committee approved its Fiscal Year 2018 funding bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies … Continue reading

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Legislative update on the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act

By Troy Zimmerman, National Kidney Foundation’s Vice President of Government Relations On July 17th, Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) announced that a Senate floor vote on the Republicans’ draft health care reform legislation will not be scheduled, given some Republican … Continue reading

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Legislative update: The Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act

By Troy Zimmerman, National Kidney Foundation’s Vice President of Government Relations On July 13, Senate Republican leaders unveiled a revised version of their healthcare reform bill.  Previously, the National Kidney Foundation stated its opposition to the Senate Better Care Reconciliation … Continue reading

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