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Funding campaign to ensure progress in the fight against kidney disease

By Lauren Drew, NKF Director of Congressional Relations March means signs of spring, filling out college basketball brackets, and if you are a congressional staffer, fielding a TON of appropriations requests as budgets for the coming fiscal year are being … Continue reading

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Immuno Bill Passes out of House Committee

Today the Immuno bill successfully passed a procedure hurdle in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The House Energy and Commerce Committee marked up (aka reviewed and discussed) and reported out (issued their agreement to keep the bill moving to … Continue reading

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Congress Ignores Urgent Kidney Needs

We continue seeing reports that those who contract COVID-19 are more likely to develop kidney disease, and it’s clear that one legacy of this virus will be an expanded American kidney patient population. That’s why we’re disappointed to see that … Continue reading

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