Senate Passes Federal Spending Legislation

08/29/2018 - The U.S. Senate passed the funding bill for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Labor-HHS bill was part of a larger "minibus" bill that included military spending. The Senate and House of Representatives will finalize the Fiscal Year 2019 budget over the coming months.

The Academy submitted testimony asking Congress to support robust funding for evidence-based nutrition and health programs at HHS.