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Appropriations Committee Releases Reports for Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Bills, Revised Fiscal Year 2023 Subcommittee Allocations

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bills and its revised fiscal year 2023 subcommittee allocations.

The reports will be considered at tomorrow’s full Committee markup.

The 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies funding bill, which was advanced by a voice vote in Subcommittee on Thursday, June 23:

  • Creates and sustains good-paying American jobs through investments in job training, apprenticeship programs, and worker protection
  • Grows opportunity with major investments in education, including significant funding for high-poverty schools and students with disabilities, and strong increases for programs that expand access to post-secondary education
  • Bolsters our public health infrastructure with more resources for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and for states and local governments to strengthen infrastructure and capacity
  • Strengthens lifesaving biomedical research with increased funding for the National Institutes of Health, as well as increased funding for the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health
  • Supports middle class and working families with increased funding for child care, Head Start, and preschool development grants
  • Advances equal treatment for women by increasing funding for the range of health services, including family planning, covered by Title X and repealing the discriminatory Hyde Amendment
  • Addresses our nation’s most urgent health crises, including maternal health, mental health, gun violence, and substance misuse, while making strides to reduce persistent and unacceptable health disparities

The bill report is here. The text of the draft bill is here. In keeping with the Appropriations Committee’s commitment to transparency, information on Community Project Funding in the bill is here. A summary of the bill is here.

The Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies funding bill, which was advanced by a voice vote in Subcommittee on Thursday, June 23:

  • Creates and sustains tens of thousands of good-paying American jobs by rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure with significant investments in airports, highways, transit, passenger rail, and port systems
  • Grows opportunity through homeownership and rental assistance, including more than 140,000 new housing vouchers targeted to individuals and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness and approximately 5,600 new units for seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Supports the vulnerable with public housing safety, maintenance, and improvement investments, such as the remediation of lead paint and radon and installation of energy and water efficient systems
  • Promotes safe transportation and housing with a skilled and growing workforce to conduct inspections, mitigate hazards, and study emerging threats and innovative solutions
  • Includes more than $2.6 billion to reduce emissions, increase resiliency, and address historical inequities in transportation and housing programs
  • Supports community projects identified by 331 Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle that increase the safety and viability of our airports, highways, and transit systems as well as strengthen our housing, businesses, and community infrastructure

The bill report is here. The text of the draft bill is here. In keeping with the Appropriations Committee’s commitment to transparency, information on Community Project Funding in the bill is here. A summary of the bill is here.

The revised 302(b) subcommittee allocations that reflect technical changes are here.

Tomorrow’s full Committee markup begins at 9 AM. It will be webcast live and linked from the House Committee on Appropriations website.

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