Budget Brief 19-11
June 6, 2019

The Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS)-Education appropriations bill is one of the largest and includes funding for scores of state and local grants. The House appropriations committee has approved its fiscal year (FY) 2020 bill. The Senate appropriations committee has indicated it intends to consider its bill in early June.

This report describes funding and policy provisions affecting HHS grant programs (Budget Brief 19-10 focused on education and labor programs). For most programs covered in this brief, the House recommends either level funding or increases. Additionally, the bill includes funding for a few new grants.