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Congress Passes Short-Term Funding Bill to Avert Government Shutdown
Congress Passes Short-Term Funding Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

Congress passed legislation today to extend funding for the federal government through Dec. 3, 2021. President Biden is expected to sign the bill before government funding runs out at midnight tonight. The short-term funding bill – known as a continuing resolution –...

President’s FY22 Budget Proposes Increases for MCH!
President’s FY22 Budget Proposes Increases for MCH!

On Friday May 28, 2021, President Biden unveiled the administration’s proposed federal budget for FY2022.  We are pleased to report that the proposed budget included significant investments for maternal and child health! Some highlights of proposed increases are...

President Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill with MCH Priorities
President Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill with MCH Priorities

President Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill with MCH Priorities On Mar. 11, President Biden signed into law the latest COVID-19 relief bill, the American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319), which has a top-line funding level of $1.9 trillion and includes several priorities for...

Congress Finally Passes Funding Bill, COVID-19 Relief
Congress Finally Passes Funding Bill, COVID-19 Relief

On Dec. 21, the House and Senate reached a long-awaited deal and passed an end of year bill that included funding for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2021, additional stimulus funding in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, health extenders, and several...