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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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Funding Update: Senate Funding Levels for Fiscal Year 2019

By Addiction Policy Forum on July 19, 2018

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved all 12 fiscal year 2019 appropriation bills, which, if signed into law, would authorize over $7.4 billion in funding for the 31 addiction programs we are tracking. This would represent an increase in funding over last year’s levels. 

The table below shows the funding levels for key addiction programs:

Addiction Funding Table

 

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2017 Legislator of the Year Award Recipients

By Addiction Policy Forum on March 10, 2017

At the CARA Reception on March 1, 2017, the Addiction Policy Forum recognized the following individuals for their hard work on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and as local leaders working on addiction issues:

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Addiction Policy Forum Recognizes 2017 Advocates of the Year

By Addiction Policy Forum on March 6, 2017

 

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