APA on the Issues

In Washington, the Department of Government Relations advises Congress, the White House, and federal agencies on the APA’s positions and priorities. For more information on a variety of legislative issues impacting psychiatry today, please view the topics below or contact the APA Department of Government Relations at (703) 907-7800 or via email at advocacy@psych.org.














Sequestration

Deep cuts to defense and non-defense discretionary spending, also called sequestration, will take effect March 1. The APA Department of Government Relations has developed a summary of how sequestration will impact APA members.


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