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.
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.
President Obama signed the omnibus appropriations bill to fund the remainder of fiscal year 2014. AUCD has prepared this issue brief on the funding for programs important to the AUCD Network and people with disabilities.
Children and Families First: The Harsh Impact of the Sequester and Other Budget Cuts Since 2010 by U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and George Miller
"Children and families are the first to experience the harsh impact of the sequester and other budget cuts enacted since 2010. Continued funding at this or lower levels ensures deep cuts to vital government services that help keep some of America's children and families out of poverty or provide critical services to those in poverty."
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.
Dear Colleague by Rep. Langevin that was signed by an additional 34 House members in support of FY 14 Lifespan Respite funding
Rep. Langevin's Dear Colleague letter in support of strong funding levels for UCEDD and LEND programs in FY 2014
Representative Langevin's letter to his colleagues on the appropriations committee supports at least level funding for the UCEDD and LEND programs. 13 other members joined in signing the letter.
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.
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.