U.S. Senate Releases FY21 Appropriations Bills

On November 10, the Senate Appropriations Committee released its drafts of all twelve spending bills for the FY21 federal budget. The text for the Labor, Health, and Human Services spending bill is available here. A summary of the bill is available here. The Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chair Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) described the bills as a bipartisan starting point for negotiations to develop a finalized federal budget based on what the Senate has released and the budget passed by the House of Representatives over the summer. Read more.