House Committee Approves FY 2017 Labor-HHS Spending Plan
Important Boosts for OAA and Aging Programs
July 14, 2016
This morning the House Appropriations Committee approved, by a vote of 31 to 19, its FY 2017 spending plan for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS). The bill sets discretionary funding levels for the bulk of the federal workforce, education and health and social services programs, which includes Older Americans Act and other critical aging programs.