The Senate Tick Act (Collins, ME) was passed out of the Senate HELP Committee; however, it was a different bill than the one that was originally submitted to the Senate Committee that many Lyme groups supported. The HELP committee replaced it in its entirety with a Manager’s Amendment, submitted “in the nature of a substitute,” which still keeps the same bill number, S-1657, and it was renamed the Kay Hagan Tick Act. For more information and action to take…
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Explanation of Tick Act Changes From the Lyme Disease Association & How To Help On October 31, the Senate Tick Act (Collins ME) was passed out of the Senate HELP Committee; however, it was a different bill than the one submitted to the Senate Committee that many Lyme groups supported. The HELP committee replaced it […]
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gave notice that the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) will hold a public meeting via webcast on September 12, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET (times are tentative and subject to change). At the upcoming meeting, the TBDWG will receive updates from eight subcommittees that […]
TO: Lyme Disease Advocates & Patients FROM: Lyme Disease Association, Inc. Pat Smith, President, 8-15-19 RE: Urgent & Immediate Help Needed to Investigate Information Which Could Lead to Helping to Solve Tick-Borne Diseases Problem ISSUE: The debate over the prevalence of Lyme disease and whether it exists in a chronic form has raged for decades. […]
What Action Needed: Contact your own 2 US Senators today by email or phone. Click here for SenatorsYou can scroll down list to find your Senators or you can put your state name in the search box in upper right and your 2 senators will come up. Both email contacts and phone numbers are included […]
Alert! Immediate Action Needed on House Bill Vote, May Be Early as Tomorrow (Tuesday) in DC The Lyme bill, H.R. 4701 – Vector-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Gibson / Energy and Commerce Committee), will go for a vote before the US House of Representatives somewhere between Tuesday, Sept. […]
Click here to sign up for future Calls To Action! November 9, 2011 Lyme Disease Association, Inc. In This Issue Contact Your Congressman/woman Take Action Now Goals CONTACT YOUR CONGRESSMAN/WOMAN TODAY! Background The 112th Congress convened in January 2011, and a […]
Click here to sign up for future Calls To Action! July 17, 2011 Lyme Disease Association In This Issue LDA Press Release Photographs Stay Tuned For How You Can Help Congress Addresses Lyme Disease Issues LDA Press Release July 18, 2011. The […]