House Appropriators Advance FY 2020 HHS Spending Bill

The House Appropriations Committee this afternoon amended and approved its FY 2020 Labor-HHS-Education spending bill, 30-23. Labor-HHS Subcommittee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) noted this spending bill has not been the first “out of the gate” in years. The committee adopted 6 of 17 amendments considered, including two amendments offered by Subcommittee Chair DeLauro, which were both approved by voice vote. A Committee press statement summarizes all approved amendments.