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On May 5, President Trump signed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill, bringing a close to the FY2017 appropriations process seven months after the beginning of the fiscal year last October 1. The House had voted 309-118 in favor of the bill, and the Senate approved the bill by a vote of 79-18.




Legislative Updates

Read NAEVR's updates on National Institues of Health and National Eye Institute Funding

Legislative Agenda

FY2018 NIH/NEI Funding Position paper

Why Fund Vision Research

NEI Accomplishments and Priorities

NEI FY2017 Congressional Justification

Supporting Fact Sheets

Research!America Vision and Blindness fact sheet, developed with AEVR (September 2014)

The Silver BookŪ: Vision Loss Volume II, a joint effort of AEVR and The Alliance for Aging Research (March 2012), a joint effort of NAEVR and The Alliance for Aging Research.

The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems (Prevent Blindness, June 2014)

Congressional Testimony

2018

FY2018 NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (June 2, 2017)

2017

FY2018 NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (March 7, 2017)

2016

FY2017 NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 8, 2016)

FY2017 NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 8, 2016)

Written Testimony of NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 7, 2016)

2015

Written Testimony of NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 30, 2015)

FY2016 Testimony of Daniel Carr, Ph..D. on Behalf of ARVO and NAEVR Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 29, 2015)

FY2016 NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 3, 2015)

Written Testimony of NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (March 3, 2015)

2014

NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Innovation through Federal Investment Hearing Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 29, 2014)

ARVO Written Testimony in Support of Innovation through Federal Investment Hearing Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 29, 2014)

FY2015 NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 17, 2014)

Written Testimony of NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (April 2, 2014)

FY2015 NAEVR Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (March 27, 2014)

Written Testimony of NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS & Education (March 26, 2014)


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