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Senate Committee Approves 2013 Labor-HHS Budget; Votes to Increase Block Grants, Integration Activities

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted to approve a fiscal year 2013 budget that includes a $20 million increase to the Mental Health Block [...]

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House Votes to Replace 2013 Automatic Cuts with $315B in Spending Reductions

Today, the House approved legislation that would cut $315 billion from social programs in 2013. The legislation is House Republicans’ response to the $72 billion [...]

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Editor’s Note on This Week’s Special Budget Series

By Rebecca Farley, Director of Policy & Advocacy at the National Council and Managing Editor of MentalHealthcareReform.org Writing this week’s Public Policy Update was somewhat [...]

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2013 Budget Moves Forward, but Stalemate Looms over Top-Line Spending Amounts

The 2013 budget advanced in both the House and Senate this month, as the Appropriations Committees approved annual spending measures for several agencies. But the [...]

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Social Services, Food Stamps, Health Reform on the Chopping Block as Congress Looks to Stop Sequester

In an effort to stop automatic spending cuts slated to take effect in January, six House committees are crafting plans to sharply reduce spending in [...]

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Political Undercurrents Raise Big Questions for 2013 Budget

Congress has begun deliberating the 2013 budget. But, like much in Washington, it will not be a simple debate. This year’s appropriations process is complicated [...]

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President Obama Releases His 2013 Budget Requests; National Council Issues Budget Analysis

On February 13, 2012, President Obama released his Administration’s budget requests for Fiscal Year 2013. The budget in many ways reflects the nation’s growing concern [...]

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