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House Subcommittee Approves Massive Cuts to 2013 Behavioral Health Funding

Funding for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration would fall by over $300 million compared to last year under a 2013 funding bill [...]

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Get the Latest on 2013 Appropriations at Hill Day, June 25-26

With House and Senate appropriators locked in conflict over whether and how steeply to cut federal funding for discretionary healthcare programs in the coming year, [...]

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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 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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