As the partial government shutdown extends into a fourth week and becomes the longest one on record, we continue to monitor the effects on benefits and services that older adults rely on.
Congressional appropriators have moved their FY19 bills quickly though the committee process, and there is good news for aging services programs in both bills.Read
The “omnibus” appropriations bill that the President signed on March 23 is good news for older adults and their families who rely on aging services programs. Read our summary.Read
On Feb. 12, the Administration released its FY19 budget request, which outlines its funding priorities. See what it means for aging services programs.Read
On Feb. 9, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The legislation addresses several of the issues NCOA has been advocating for, but more work remains. Read our analysis.Read
The remainder of 2017 promises to be another three months of critical legislative debates in Congress for older Americans. Here’s what to look for, based on what we know today.Read
September was shaping up to feature divisive budget debates in Congress, but within the past week, those deliberations have been averted or at least postponed.Read