Significant Senate Support for Increasing OAA, SHIP Spending
Appropriations season for FY 2018 is underway on Capitol Hill, and lawmakers are weighing in with their colleagues on the issues they believe should be funding priorities for Congress. Recently, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) circulated letters among their Senate counterparts asking for increased funding for OAA and SHIP programs, respectively.
The letter requesting spending boosts for OAA services garnered 32 signatures from Senate Democrats and Independents, and the letter asking appropriators to restore SHIP funding was supported by 23 Senators. n4a compiled a list of Senators who signed on to these letters, and we encourage members to reach out to thank your Senator(s) if he or she supported these efforts. It's really important to take the time to thank these champions for speaking out!
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