Senate Subcommittee Unanimously Advances HHS Appropriations Bill To Full Committee

June 26, 2018
Senate Appropriations HHS subcommittee on Tuesday (June 26) unanimously passed the fiscal 2019 funding bill, sending it to the full committee which plans to consider it on Thursday (June 28). Bipartisan members of the Senate subcommittee called the bill a “positive step forward” and a compromise. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) praised the bill for appropriating money to fight the opioid epidemic and subcommittee Chair Roy Blunt (R-MO) lauded the legislation for including $711 million pursuant to the 21st Century Cures...

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