Senate Panel OKs $165B Labor, HHS, Education Funding Bill

Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 7:31 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday approved a $165.6 billion fiscal year 2014 spending bill covering the U.S. departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, opening up the potential for a clash with a much lower House funding allocation.

The funding bill is intended to implement a number of important measures to reduce health care costs, bolster medical research and mental health services, improve education and provide "vital" job training services, among other provisions, according to Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and...
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