APA coordinates important meetings on Capitol Hill around HIV/AIDS issues

Jirair Ratevosian (left), Legislative Director for Rep. Barbara Lee, with Dr. Marguerita LightfootOn Thursday, December 15, 2011, Public Interest Government Relations Office (PI-GRO) staff accompanied APA member and preeminent HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Marguerita Lightfoot on meetings in the offices of Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Trent Franks (R-AZ). The meetings come on the heels of APA’s endorsement of two bills related to HIV/AIDS that were recently introduced by Rep. Lee:

In the coming months, PI-GRO will continue to champion these and other HIV/AIDS-related legislation and collaborate with members of the newly created Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus.

APA support letter for H.R. 1880 (PDF, 188KB)

APA support letter for H.R. 3053 (PDF, 67KB)