Combating Autism Act

HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent

WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported to Congress on how fun... More...

Autism Speaks Hails Congressional Budget Vote Appropriating Over $230 Million for Autism Research

Washington, DC – Autism Speaks hailed Congress’ vote on a new federal budget bill that appropriates over $230 million for continued autism research, including the first appropriations under the newly reauthorized Combating ... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds President Obama for Signing Combating Autism Reauthorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2011) – Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright today joined President Obama at a White House ceremony where the President signed crucial legislation renewing the landmark Combating A... More...

US House of Representatives Approve Funding for Combating Autism Act

(WASHINGTON DC - December 19, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded the US House of Representatives for passing the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains ap... More...

Override Veto Lost by Two Votes

(WASHINGTON, DC - November 20, 2007) On Thursday night, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to override President Bush's veto of the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations ... More...

Combating Autism Act Funding Jeopardized

(WASHINGTON, DC - November 15, 2007) On Thursday, November 15, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to sustain President Bush's veto of the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations bill. This legisla... More...

Autism Speaks Statement of Support

(November 13, 2007) Autism Speaks, the world's leading foundation dedicated to autism research, urges all Members of Congress to vote to override President Bush's veto of H.R. 3043, the FY 2008 Labor... More...

Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment

WASHINGTON, DC  (November 1, 2007) -- The joint House and Senate conference committee approved $37 million for autism services and treatment programs at the Health and Human Services's Health Resources and Services A... More...

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