Letter from CHF and CEF on Appropriations FY2012

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September 2, 2011

The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye                                         The Honorable Thad Cochran
Chairman                                                                                 Ranking Member
Committee on Appropriations                                              Committee on Appropriations
U.S. Senate                                                                              U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20510                                                          Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Harold Rogers                                              The Honorable Norm Dicks
Chairman                                                                                 Ranking Member
Committee on Appropriations                                              Committee on Appropriations
U.S. House of Representatives                                             U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515                                                           Washington, DC 20515

The 533 undersigned education, training, disability, public health, medical research, patient advocacy, women’s, children’s, civil rights, anti-poverty, faith and labor organizations respectfully urge you to recognize health, education, job training, children’s and social services programs as critical national priorities as you determine the final 302(b) allocations for the FY 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bills. Additional investment in these domestic programs will boost the economy and reduce the deficit through prevention of costly chronic diseases, increased earnings, and reduced expenditures for unemployment and other social service programs.

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