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Several House bills outlined HIV funding increases in line with Trump’s Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.
The Atlanta crisis stems from spurned romantic advances, according to a lawsuit.
The bill could potentially lead to greater funds for HIV-related programs.
These are the four pillars of the pilot program.
Does another federal government shutdown loom?
But is the recently passed bill to fund the border crisis a sign that other progressive priorities will also be ignored?
Here’s how the $1 million in federal funds will be put to use in metropolitan counties.
The Sunshine State has the third highest HIV rate in the nation, after Washington, DC, and Georgia.
But the bills now wait on the Senate.
Funding bills in the House prioritize Ryan White efforts, the Office of AIDS Research, opioid programs and more.
“It’s hard to be proud when your health is on the line and when stigma is beating you up,” said AIDS United’s Jesse Milan.
But a congressional fight over a disaster relief bill for Puerto Rico doesn’t bode well for HIV spending.
That means more money for the CDC and HIV programs. But the future of these funding bills remains unclear.
Plus: Once again federal funds get diverted from health care and into the detention of immigrant youth.
Barack Obama proposed $1 billion for the Cancer Moonshot; George W. Bush asked for $15 billion to end the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.
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