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Congressman Tom Marino

Representing the 10th District of Pennsylvania

Reps. Marino, McGovern Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

May 19, 2017
Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) and Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus, introduced H.Con.Res. 58, a bipartisan resolution to recognize May as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. This resolution recognizes the Cystic Fibrosis community for their dedication to their patients, acknowledges the investments and scientific achievements that have improved patients’ lives, and urges researchers, developers, patients, and providers to do everything possible to find a cure for this deadly disease.

Congressman Marino released the following statement:

“I am pleased to join my colleague in introducing H.Con.Res. 58 to recognize May as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. My daughter Chloe lives with Cystic Fibrosis and I have done everything I can to make sure she receives the best care possible so she can live a long and prosperous life. I hope that by bringing awareness to Cystic Fibrosis we can find a cure for not only this disease but all other rare diseases.”

Congressman McGovern said the following:

“Cystic Fibrosis is a rare genetic disease that affects 30,000 children and adults in the United States. I am proud to support this resolution to bring awareness and recognition to the Cystic Fibrosis community and continue the medical advancements that will improve the quality of life and life expectancy for those living with CF.”