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Hill Action on Spending, OAA, Medical Expense Deduction and Housing Credit
Congress is abuzz with activity. This week, the House will consider a package of spending bills, including its fiscal year 2020 (FY20) HHS appropriations bill. Next week, the week of June 17, the House will consider its FY20
Senate Unveils a Draft Older American’s Act Reauthorization Bill
The Older Americans Act (OAA) reauthorization process is moving along quickly. Last week, the Senate Health, Education and Labor (HELP) Committee released a bipartisan discussion draft to reauthorize the OAA. The draft bill includes several of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations ...
House Considers Labor-HHS Fiscal 2020 Spending Bill
On June 12, the House will begin floor consideration of a “minibus” of several fiscal 2020 appropriations bills including the one for the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services (HHS). The Labor/HHS measure covers Older Americans ...
Largest New 202 Funding Since 2010
Housing programs for older adults benefited from a $5.9 billion increase, over the fiscal year 2019 enacted level, in the fiscal year 2020 bill the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, HUD, and Related Agencies approved on May 23. The overall Section 202 account, under the Subcommittee bill, would ...
Housing Credit Bills Bring Expansion and Improvements
The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2019 bills are sponsored by Senators Maria Cantwell (DWA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Todd Young (R-IN), and Representatives Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Kenny Marchant (R-TX), Don Beyer (D-VA) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN). Similar, but not identical, ...