Top Ten Things Going on in Washington DC - September 2012

  1. AVMA submitted comments to the FTC regarding the prescription writing mandate
  2. Congratulations to Dr. Yoho: Republican House Candidate from Florida’s 3rd District 
  3. Congress passes six-month funding measure eliminating threat of a government shutdown until March
  4. Farm Bill supporters rally on Capitol Hill
  5. AVMA is currently accepting applications for 2013 Governmental Relations Externships. The deadline for submission is October 12.
  6. AVMA has assembled expert advice and simple steps to help pet owners save money while protecting their pet health
  7. New government report details potential funding cuts should sequestration go into effect
  8. Maine’s former state veterinarian is now an AVMA Congressional Fellow
  9. Read about the AVMA-GRD externs' experiences here  in Washington D.C. at the Externs on the Hill blog
  10. Application cycle opens for National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program