AVMA Advocate: Top 10 Things Going on in Washington, D.C.

 1. AVMA’s Executive Board met in the Washington, D.C., area for its June meeting; visit with their Members of Congress to discuss critical issues.  

2. Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) urges congressional support for USDA’s Horse Protection Program during a speech given to the House of Representatives on soring.  Watch video of the speech here.

3. New AVMA video features Dr. John H. de Jong, chair of the AVMA Legislative Advisory Committee.

4. 2012-2013 AVMA Congressional Fellows announced.

5. AVMA urges Highway Bill conferees to protect horse safety.

6. CNN looked at the “long & storied history” of presidents and their pets.

7. National Academy of Sciences releases long-awaited Veterinary Workforce Needs Study.

8. Washington Nationals enter June in 1st place in the National League East; Washingtonians celebrate a winning team.

9. IRS promotes Small Business Health Care Tax Credit for Small Employers.

10. AVMA-CAN gets ready for AVMA’s Annual Convention in San Diego.

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