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FY 2020 Appropriations Update

By Addiction Policy Forum on November 6, 2019

The House has passed 10 out of 12 appropriations bills, sending two appropriation bill packages (also known as minibuses) to the Senate. Last week, on October 31, the Senate approved one minibuses (H.R.3055), which includes FY20 funding for four appropriation bills: Commerce-Justice-Science, Agriculture, Interior-Environment, and Transportation-HUD. Congress is now reconciling the House and Senate passed bills.

The table below compares actual funding for FY 2019 with the FY 2020 marks from the House and Senate.

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Senate Passes Fentanyl Sanctions Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act

By Jay Ruais on July 10, 2019


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House Appropriations Committee Advances FY20 CJS Funding Bill

By Braeden Kelly on May 25, 2019

The House Appropriations Committee advanced the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) funding bill for fiscal year 2020. The proposal contains $375 million for criminal justice programs authorized by Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA).

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President Released Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal

By Addiction Policy Forum on March 28, 2019

President Trump recently released a topline summary of the Administration’s budget priorities for fiscal year 2020.

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Funding Update: FY19 Funding Finalized for 31 Key Programs to Address Addiction

By Addiction Policy Forum on March 28, 2019

On February 15, 2019, President Trump signed the remaining fiscal year 2019 appropriation bills into law. Of the 31 key addiction programs Addiction Policy Forum tracks, total funding levels have increased by more than $65 million when compared to the fiscal year 2018. In addition, total funding for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) programs has increased by more than $14 million.

Here is where the 31 key addiction and CARA programs stand for the fiscal year 2019:

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President Trump Signs the Historic Opioid Package (H.R. 6) into Law!

By Addiction Policy Forum on October 24, 2018

Today, President Trump signed the historic Opioid Package (H.R. 6) into law!

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