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On August 6, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
The White House and Congress reached a deal to raise the federal budget caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021.
On June 23, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
The House passed its first fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills last week. The $985 billion package includes funding for Older Americans Act (OAA) programs that will help millions of low-income seniors and people with disabilities.
On June 18, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
Congress is getting down to business and moving funding and policy issues that impact aging services providers.
On April 10, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
The Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month each May. The 2019 theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to:
On October 9, 2018 by Jodi Boyne
Congress marked the beginning of fiscal year 2019 on Oct. 1 by passing the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, which covers many home- and community-based services programs. This was the first Labor-Health and Human Services appropriation to be enacted in over a decade.
On September 4, 2018 by Jodi Boyne
The U.S. Senate last week passed a combined spending bill that contains some good news in terms of Fiscal Year 2019 funding for home and community-based services.
On July 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne
To facilitate timely passage of 2019 spending bills and avoid a government shutdown when the new fiscal year begins on Oct. 1, the U.S. House and Senate are combining multiple individual spending bills into larger legislative packages.
On July 17, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
Funding for essential programs that help people age in place were recently approved by the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees.