FY 2019 Appropriations Update: Labor, HHS, Education
The Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS)-Education appropriations bill is one of the largest and includes funding for scores of state and local grant programs. Both the House and Senate appropriations committees have approved their respective fiscal year (FY) 2019 bills. The full Senate plans to take up its bill soon, as part of a two-bill “minibus” along with Defense. The House hasn’t indicated its intentions.
This brief highlights funding and other provisions of interest to states in the two bills.