For the first time in six years, Congress has passed a joint budget resolution. While that may seem like progress on a deeply divided Capitol Hill, the measure signifies a nearly wholesale retreat for public health.
The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved a framework to guide federal spending for the next fiscal year with dangerous implications for public health.
Today is National PrepareAthon! Day, the perfect time for Americans to learn how to prepare for disasters. But how do cities take action? The Big Cities Health Coalition visited Capitol Hill this week to urge policymakers to restore emergency preparedness funding.
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate ensured continuing health coverage for millions of children by passing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
Following President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget request, a panel of Health Resources and Services Administration administrators met at APHA to discuss the agency’s plans to deploy the budget in the coming year.
Congress passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act last week. Find out how this new budget affects our nation's health.
A new report from the Coalition for Health Funding reveals more than data of public health budget losses, focusing more on the human element of the consequences.
A report released Wednesday by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that some states fund public health in their communities much more weakly than others.
If approved U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request will again reduce discretionary funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request mixes good and bad news for public health, says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden.
With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
Sen. Tom Harkin urged colleagues to adopt the omnibus spending bill and spoke of a particular virtue of the measure — full allocation of the Prevention and Public Health Fund — and APHA's support of it.