March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
March of Dimes is an American health charity whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. It was founded by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1938 as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis to defeat the epidemic disease poliomyelitis, commonly known as polio, which Roosevelt may have contracted at the age of 39.
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Lobbying on Behalf of March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation $405,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Health Issues,
- Minting/Money/Gold Standard
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3187 March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Act of 2012 H.R.1311 Medical Foods Equity Act of 2011 S.311 Medical Foods Equity Act of 2011 H.R.1683 State Flexibility Act H.R.1955 Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation & Surgery (CARES) Act of 2011 H.R.2029 Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011 S.868 State Flexibility Act S.1045 Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation & Surgery (CARES) Act of 2011 S.1131 Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011 H.R.1852 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2011
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