House Appropriations Passes Labor-HHS Spending Bill

By Michelle M. Stein / July 13, 2020 at 6:11 PM
The House Appropriations Committee on Monday (July 13) passed an HHS spending bill by a vote of 30-22 that would hike HHS’ funding by $1.5 billion. The bill was unveiled last week but is not expected to be taken up by the Senate. “Critically, the bill would strengthen our response to coronavirus and the accompanying economic crisis through robust funding for state and local public health departments and public laboratories, and for the accelerated development and production of vaccines and...

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