Politico Covers Senate Proposed Spending Bill
Politico recently covered the programs that are funded in the draft Senate Health and Human Services appropriations bill for FY2020. Several programs GCS champions were included in their coverage:
“The draft contains $3.9 billion to respond to the addiction crisis, including $1.5 billion in state response grants and $200 million for community health centers that provide behavioral health services and treat substance abuse disorder.
The $3.7 billion in spending to expand access to mental health services includes $200 million for certified community behavioral health clinics and $103 million for efforts by schools and state agencies to increase awareness of mental health among kids and train school personnel on detecting and responding to mental health issues.” – Politico Pro, September 18, 2019