Category: Legislative

Congress Passes CR to Dec. 20

November 21, 2019

The Senate passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) today by a vote of 74 to 20. The House passed this CR on Tuesday by a vote of 231 to 192. President Trump is expected to sign the CR, avoiding a


HHS Releases 2020 LIHEAP Funds

November 5, 2019

On Friday, the Office of Community Services (OCS) within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced the release of approximately $3.32 billion of Federal Fiscal Year (FY)


Senate Passes Continuing Resolution

September 26, 2019

Today the Senate passed a Continuing Resolution by an 82-15 vote, averting a shutdown and extending government funding through November 21st. The House passed the Continuing Resolution late last


FY 2020 Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Released

September 18, 2019

Today the Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee released the text of its FY 2020 appropriations bill. The Labor-HHS bill contains the funding numbers for the Community Services Block Grant


Senate FY 2020 WAP Number Released

September 13, 2019

Yesterday the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee held a mark up of its appropriations bill and this morning they released the text of the bill. The Senate recommends $300 million for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for FY 2020. This is an increase of $43 million over the enacted FY 2019 level of $257 million. This is also $10 million more than the level of $290

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