Appropriations

Congress Approves $7.4 Billion to Address Addiction

March 23, 2018

Congress has approved funding for 2018, which is on it's way to the President's desk. The package includes a $3 billion increase to address the addiction crisis -- making a total investment of $7.4...

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CARA Funding Update

September 15, 2017

 

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Proposed CARA Funding Up $27 Million for FY18

July 20, 2017

There has been much action this week and last on the appropriations front with Labor Health and Human Services (LHHS) and Commerce Justice Science (CJS) bills being marked up. Additionally, the...

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100 Organizations Sign Letter to Legislators in Support of CARA Funding for FY18

June 30, 2017

100 organizations, spanning the full continuum of addiction care and advocacy, have signed on tot a letter asking legislators to fully fund CARA at it's FY17 funding level, as well as urging the...

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Bipartisan Omnibus Exceeds Expectations for Critical Opioid Funding

May 10, 2017

On Friday, May 5, 2017, President Trump signed into law an omnibus bill, which will fund the federal government through the end of the Fiscal Year 2017, concluding on September 30th. With the...

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Families Letter to Congress Supporting CARA Funding

March 22, 2017

 

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President Signs $500 Million in Appropriations for the Opioid Epidemic

December 10, 2016
On December 10, 2016, the President signed the continuing resolution into law, which included $500 million dollars to fight the opioid epidemic. 
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21st Century Cures Act passes the Senate

December 7, 2016
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CARA Funding Update

October 21, 2016
 
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100 Organizations Send Letter to Senate Leadership for CARA Funding

September 20, 2016

Today 100 organizations working on addiction issues sent a letter to Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Thad Cochran (R-MS), Harry Reid (D-NV) and Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), urging that they agree to...

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