NDD United is an alliance of hundreds of national, state, and local organizations working to protect investments in core government functions that benefit all Americans. The programs--known in the nation's capital as nondefense discretionary or “NDD” programs—include veterans affairs, medical and scientific research; education and job training; infrastructure; public safety and law enforcement; public health; weather monitoring and environmental protection; natural and cultural resources; housing and social services; and international relations. Each day these programs support economic growth and strengthen the safety and security of every American in every state and community across the nation.
In 2013, The Hill Named NDD United one of their Top 10 Lobbying Victories.
October 7th - Rally to #RaiseTheCaps Recap!
300+ advocates joined Reps. Hoyer, Lowey, Van Hollen, Lujan Grisham, and Kelly and Senators Schumer, Reed, and Whitehouse to tell lawmakers to stop sequestration now! The virtual rally #RaiseTheCaps was trending on Twitter with 800 tweets making 1.65 million impressions. Pictures of the event are available here, and our statement about the event is available here.
October 6th - NDD United Twitter Chat Recap!
NDD United Co-Chair Emily Holubowich (@healthfunding) moderated an online discussion with fiscal experts Joel Friedman and David Reich of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about the future of fiscal year 2016. #RaiseTheCaps was trending in DC during the event. ICYMI, a copy of the Q&A is available here.
September 10th – Raise the Caps Day Recap!
For a recap of the day, check out this blog.