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The USBC e-Newsletter, Staying Abreast, is published in a weekly news brief format, called the Weekly Wire (WW). Past issues are archived below.

Please note: Inclusion of an item in this e-newsletter does NOT imply endorsement or support of such item by the United States Breastfeeding Committee, unless specifically noted.

The WW goes on hiatus several times a year: the weeks of the Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's holidays, the weeks before the Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day holidays, and the weeks of the USBC membership meetings.

Weekly Wire: December 3, 2020

Weekly Wire: December 3, 2020

USBC Updates
Shining a Light on USBC Board Members for Giving Tuesday
In celebration of Giving Tuesday, the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee published profiles of six of the dynamic leaders who serve on the Board of Directors so that you can get to know the USBC even better. Read about them

Weekly Wire: November 19, 2020

Weekly Wire: November 19, 2020

USBC Updates
Analysis of Fiscal Year 2021 Senate Appropriations Bills
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee published an analysis titled "Senate Appropriations Committee Advances FY2021 Appropriations Bills." Last week, the Senate Committee on Appropriations released all twelve of the Fiscal Year 2021

Weekly Wire: November 13, 2020

Weekly Wire: November 13, 2020

National News
Senate Appropriations Bills Introduced, summarized from Congress
The Senate Committee on Appropriations released all twelve of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) funding measures and the FY21 subcommittee allocations. The House and Senate are expected to engage in negotiations before the expi