$75 million in cuts to State Health Access Grants proposed
The House Appropriations Committee today released another short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government until April 8. The legislation includes $6 billion of cuts overall. Specifically for HRSA, the CR cuts the State Health Access Grants by $75 million. The House may vote on this new CR as early as next Tuesday.
The text of the CR can be found here: http://rules.house.gov/Media/file/PDF_112_1/Floor_Text/hjres48_xml.pdf. A press release detailing some of the cuts is available here: http://appropriations.house.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=PressReleases.Detail&PressRelease_id=273.