2006 Ryan White Program Reauthorization
President Bush Signs the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006 (12/19/06)
Today President Bush signed the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006, following House action on 12/9 and Senate action on 12/6. Full text of the bill and for Kaiser Family Foundation's side-by-side analysis.
CAEAR Coalition Urges Additional Funding for Proposed New Title I EMAs (11/03/06)
CAEAR Coalition sent a letter to key authorizers and appropriators seeking $18.8 million to fund five jurisdictions expected to join Title I following reauthorization.
Unified Community Statement and Concerns on Latest Reauthorization Draft (9/11/06)
Eight national and regional AIDS organizations, including CAEAR Coalition, delivered a joint statement to Congressional staff leading the CARE Act reauthorization process outlining concerns with a draft bill released on September 7. Areas of concern include Hold Harmless; Funding Issues; Title I Tier II Eligibility; Title II Consortia Support; the Early Diagnosis Grant Program; and Data Concerns.
CAEAR Releases Recommendations on Latest Reauthorization Bill (5/24/06)
At a May 24 House roundtable, CAEAR Coalition released its recommendations for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006.
Senators Circulate Dear Colleague Letter in Support of CAEAR's CARE Act Funding Analysis (5/5/06)
Eight Senators circulated a letter to their Senate colleagues urging them to review CAEAR Coalition's comprehensive analysis of CARE Act funding.
CAEAR Coalition Analysis Shows Broad CARE Act Funding Equity (4/25/06)
CAEAR Responds to Senator Coburn's CARE Act Reauthorization Bill (2/28/06)
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has introduced a bill to reauthorize and amend the Ryan White CARE Act. Read the press release.
Prominent Municipal Government Groups Issue Joint Letter in Support of Reauthorization and key CAEAR Coalition Positions (2/23/06)
The U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and National Association of Counties today sent a joint letter to Congressional leadership that lays out shared positions on several key CARE Act reauthorization topics.
CAEAR Coalition Briefs Key Congressional Staff (1/19/06)
CAEAR Coalition representatives briefed Republican and Democratic staff members of the House and Senate committees responsible for Ryan White CARE Act reauthorization, as a part of the committees' outreach to HIV/AIDS organizations. CAEAR's presentation (PowerPoint or PDF) highlighted the organization's participation in the Ryan White Legislative Group and focused on key recommendations designed to strengthen CARE Act's ability to serve those in greatest need and provide life-saving and life-extending services to people living with HIV/AIDS. In response to questions from Congressional staff, CAEAR drafted a paper on the 80/20 funding provision in Title II.
CAEAR Coalition Releases Proposal to Strengthen ADAP (1/18/06)
At its December membership meeting, CAEAR Coalition approved a proposal developed by the organization's ADAP Caucus to strengthen the AIDS Drug Assistance Program in Title II of the CARE Act as a part of the reauthorization.
The CARE Act Has Expired (10/7/05)
CAEAR Coalition recently sent a memo to its members regarding the CARE Act's September 30 expiration to assure them that there will be no immediate impact on services and to ask them to contact their Congressional leaders to urge swift reauthorization of the act.
CAEAR Coalition and Allies Salute CHC Session on Reauthorization (10/6/05)
CAEAR Coalition, along with National Minority AIDS Council and AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families, released a press statement thanking members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus who delivered a series of floor speeches in the House of Representatives urging reauthorization of the CARE Act
CAEAR Coalition and Allies Salute CBC Session on Reauthorization (9/28/05)
CAEAR Coalition, along with National Minority AIDS Council and AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families, released a press statement thanking members of the Congressional Black Caucus who delivered a series of floor speeches in the House of Representatives urging reauthorization of the CARE Act.
CAEAR Coalition Releases Response to Bush Administration's Reauthorization Principles (8/29/05)
CAEAR Coalition released a detailed response to the reauthorization principles released by the Administration in late July that highlights areas of agreement and opposition to the principles and reiterates the need for the reauthorized CARE Act to maintain a strong commitment to urban, rural and underserved communities nationwide.
CAEAR Coalition Statement on Administration's Reauthorization Principles (7/27/05)
CAEAR Coalition released a statement that commends the President for paying attention to the growing domestic HIV epidemic, while urging stakeholders to work toward reauthorizing the CARE Act by September 30th.
CAEAR Coalition Submits Testimony for Senate Reauthorization Hearing (7/1/05)
CAEAR Coalition called for swift reauthorization of the Ryan White CARE Act in testimony submitted to the Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security of the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Reform for the record of the Subcommittee's June 23rd hearing. The testimony also calls for modernization of the mechanisms used for distributing CARE Act funds, including accelerating reductions under the Title I hold-harmless provision and switching to a national HIV/AIDS data set.
CAEAR Coalition Commends Senate Subcommittee for Jumpstarting the 2005 CARE Act Reauthorization Process (6/24/05)
CAEAR Coalition released a press release supporting the bipartisan spirit of the hearing on the Ryan White CARE Act reauthorization conducted on June 23, 2005, by the Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security of the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Reform.
Local Leaders Urge Early Reauthorization of the CARE Act (3/14/05)
The United States Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and National Association of Counties sent a joint letter to the Senate HELP Committee leadership urging early passage of the Ryan White CARE Act reauthorization. The letter also called for increased funding for Title I and Title III of the CARE Act. In the letter, the organizations wrote, "it is essential that the CARE Act be reauthorized and sufficient resources be allocated to cities to address new challenges in the HIV/AIDS epidemic and maintain existing continuum of life-saving care and prevention services."
CAEAR Coalition and AIDS Action Release Policy Recommendations for CARE Act Reauthorization (2/16/05)
CAEAR Coalition and AIDS Action's joint Policy Recommendations for Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization offers recommendations to strengthen the ability of CARE Act-funded programs to respond to the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. Read the press release.
CAEAR Coalition and AIDS Action Release Policy Position Paper (2/16/05)
CAEAR Coalition and AIDS Action's joint reauthorization position paper offers recommendations to strengthen the ability of CARE Act-funded programs to respond to the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS.
CAEAR Coalition Statement on State of the Union Address (2/3/05)
CAEAR Coalition Applauds President Bush's Call for CARE Act Reauthorization and Urges President and Congress to Increase Funding. Read the statement.
Senator Enzi Named Chair of Senate HELP Committee (1/4/05)
The Senate Republican Conference selected Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) as the new Chairman of the Senate HELP Committee, which is responsible for the reauthorization of the Ryan White CARE Act in the Senate.
CAEAR Coalition and AIDS Action Release Joint Reauthorization Principles (6/04)
As an initial step towards developing a joint CARE Act reauthorization initiative, CAEAR Coalition and AIDS Action developed Joint Reauthorization Principles to guide efforts to develop policy positions on reauthorization.
CAEAR Coalition Chair Patricia Bass Testifies on CARE Act Reauthorization (9/12/03)
CAEAR Coalition Chair Patricia Bass outlined priority issues for CARE Act reauthorization in testimony before the Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization Workgroup of the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention and Care
CAEAR Coalition Urges Strong Working Relationship with Senate and House Committee Chairs (9/12/03)
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