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Endocrine Society Members Advocate Virtually for Increased Federal Funding for Research

On March 16, the Endocrine Society conducted a “virtual” Research Hill Day where Endocrine Society members from across the U.S. met with their congressional representatives and their staff through Zoom, Skype, conference lines, and other electronic meeting platforms while the Capitol complex is closed for the pandemic and security reasons. During these meetings, Endocrine Society members urged Congress to provide an increase...
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Increased Funding for Research Remains a Top Endocrine Society Priority

As Congress and the Biden administration begin work on the upcoming year’s (FY 2022) budget and appropriations priorities, the Endocrine Society will continue to advocate for increased research funding. As in previous years, the Endocrine Society will advocate for increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal research funding agencies that...
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Endocrine Society Advocacy Win: European Commission Includes Endocrine Society Recommendations in Chemical Strategy

On October 14, the European Commission issued a Communication describing the European Union’s “Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Towards a Toxic-Free Environment,” as part of the EU Green Deal. The strategy is designed to be the foundation for the most significant update to Europe’s chemical regulations in more than a decade. The Endocrine Society has advocated...
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Congress Approves Continuing Resolution Through December 11

As Congress was not able to come to an agreement on the appropriations bills to fund the federal government for the next fiscal year (FY) in advance of the September 31 deadline, policy makers instead passed a Continuing Resolution that essentially funds the government at the prior year levels through December 11 2020. While it...