Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Moves Forward In U.S. Senate

The Senate Appropriations Committee on June 28, 2018 voted 30-1 to approve legislation that would provide $179.3 billion in discretionary funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education in fiscal year 2019. The bill would provide $90.1 billion for HHS, with specific increases that include $2 billion more for the National Institutes of Health and $579 million more for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

A video of the committee hearing can be obtained at