Budget and Appropriations

 

Welcome to the Appropriations policy page.  Scroll down to see related legislation, resources, letters and links.Visit AUCD's Action Center and click on "Current Legislation" to see the the latest bills related to budget and appropriations.

AUCD's legislative priorities for budget and appropriations include supporting a strong federal budget that protects entitlements to Medicaid, enhances revenues, and increases funding for programs supporting individuals with disabilities and their families in the community.

 
 

Resources

 

12/16/2014

FY15 Final Appropriations Chart

Summary of funding for disability programs in the final fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill.

pdf File FY15 Omnibus Funding Chart.pdf [download]
 
 

5/5/2014

Transition Program for Students with Intellectual Disability Appropriations Issue Brief

Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability (TPSID) promote post-secondary education for students with intellectual disability. The President proposed ending funding for the program in his FY15 budget. This issue brief explains the TPSID program and why it must continue.

pdf File TPSID FY15 Brief.pdf [download]
 
 

3/28/2014

Friends of HRSA Testimony on FY15 Labor-HHS-Education Bill

The Friends of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) submitted this testimony for the record to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education regarding FY15 HRSA funding.

pdf File FY15 FHRSA House testimony.pdf [download]
 
 
 

Letters

 

2/23/2014

Coalition Letter on FY15 Labor-HHS-Education 302(b) Allocation

Committee on Education Funding, the Coalition for Health Funding, and the Campaign to Invest in America's Workforce partner letter requesting a FY15 302(b) allocation for the Labor-HHS-Education subcommittee at least at the FY10 level.

pdf File FY15 L-HHS-ED 302b Draft Letter.pdf [download]
 
 
 

Related Links

 

National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

President Obama's bipartisan Commission is charged with identifying policies to improve the fiscal situation in the medium term and to achieve fiscal sustainability over the long run.

 
 

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Fiscal Policy Task Force website

 
 

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The Center conducts research and analysis to help shape public debates over proposed budget and tax policies and to help ensure that policymakers consider the needs of low-income families and individuals in these debates.

 
 
 

Current Legislation

Visit AUCD's Action Center and click on "Current Legislation" to see the latest legislation on budget and appropriations.