Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) Announces Passage of Autism Bill

September 27, 2011

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U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced the Senate has approved the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act, overcoming prolonged Republican opposition.  On the Senate’s last night in session before the end of the fiscal year, Menendez was able to successfully negotiate an agreement in order to keep the vital autism research programs created under the Combating Autism Act (CAA) functioning for an additional three years.  The CAA – which was set to expire at the end of the week – now heads directly to the President’s desk for his signature.

>Read the full press release at the above link.