From the Hill

  • Deadline Looms for Federal Spending Legislation

    09/12/2018 - Congress is back in session and working on the Fiscal Year 2019 spending bills, which must pass before the current fiscal year ends on September 30 to prevent a government shutdown.

  • Farm Bill Conference Continues Reconciliation Discussions

    09/12/2018 - The farm bill conference committee met on September 5 for what is likely their only in-person meeting before they work to finalize a negotiated farm bill that will be voted on in both chambers of Congress and signed into law before the September 30 deadline.

  • Senate Passes Federal Spending Legislation

    08/29/2018 - The Academy submitted legislative solutions about health care delivery models, including the use of alternative payment models, to improve care and lower costs for consumers, to the U.S. House Health Care Innovation Caucus.

  • Academy Helps Organize Congressman's Farm Bill Roundtable

    08/02/2018 - Thirty-five stakeholders attended the roundtable and shared the importance of nutrition programs in the farm bill. The House and Senate are currently working to reconcile the differences in each of their versions of the bill.

  • Academy Testifies on Role of RDN in FDA Meeting

    07/31/2018 - The Academy testified on the importance of consumer education and role of RDNs in the dissemination and implementation of the Nutrition Facts Panel and menu labeling during the FDA's public meeting on the agency's Nutrition Innovation Strategy.