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Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Health Bill Proposes Big Changes to Medicaid Beyond Repealing and Replacing the ACA »
The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), the “repeal and replace” bill under consideration in the U.S. Senate, includes...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Senate’s Draft Health Care Bill – What’s In It »
Senate Republicans’ proposal to rewrite the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”) would scale back federal funding for...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Trump Administration Releases FY 2018 Budget Proposal »
Today, the Trump administration released its federal budget proposal for fiscal year (FY) 2018. The budget, as proposed, w...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Bipartisan Federal Funding Agreement Reached »
This weekend, Congressional leaders reached a bipartisan agreement to fund the government through September 30, 2017, the...
Monday, April 24, 2017
National Congressional Call-In Day: April 26 »
Contact Your Members of Congress and Urge Them to Support the FY 2017 HUD Spending Bill The National Low Income Hous...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Contact Your Members of Congress and Urge Them to Support the FY 2017 HUD Spending Bill »
Majority and minority staff of both the House and Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriati...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Trump Administration Considers Significant Cuts to HUD »
Help AASC Advocate for Service Coordination! Last week, it was reported that the Trump administration is considering a...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Legislation Would Establish a Demonstration on Home- and Community-Based Services »
On February 6, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced S. 309, a bill to establish a Community-Bas...
Monday, February 27, 2017
New Administration Releases Budget Directive »
On Monday, February 27, President Trump issued a budget directive that would provide a hefty increase in defense spending...
Friday, December 2, 2016
SNAP E&T Helps Participants Develop Skills to Find Better Jobs »
The vast majority of jobs in the future will require some level of education beyond high school. Unfortunately, these jobs...
Friday, September 30, 2016
Short-Term Funding Bill Passes Congress »
On Wednesday, September 28, Congress passed a short-term funding bill to avoid a government shutdown. The legislation incl...
Monday, August 15, 2016
New Nutrition Facts Labels and Older Adults »
Since the passage of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, Nutrition Facts labeling has been mandatory for mos...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Passes Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act Before Seven-Week Break »
On July 14, the US Senate passed HR 3700 before the Congress adjourned for the seven-week summer recess. The US House pass...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bipartisan Policy Center Report Calls for Continued Funding for Service Coordination »
With the elderly population rapidly expanding and more people entering retirement age on a daily basis, a task force from...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Contact Your Senators TODAY Regarding FY 2017 US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Funding »
  Download an email template to send to your Senators This week, the Senate will debate its Fiscal Y...