Legislative Updates

As well as being found on this page, n4a Legislative Updates are distributed via email to all current n4a members. Legislative Updates are published as needed and represent the wide array of policy issues monitored by n4a staff.

Current Appropriations Chart (PDF)

January 17,2018
No Budget Deal in Sight 

January 11, 2018
Budget Deal Remains Elusive 

December 21, 2017
Congress Punts on Budget Again 

December 8, 2017
Congress Gives Itself Two Weeks More on FY 2018 Budget

November 22, 2017
Taxes and Aging: What's the Connection? 

October 27, 2017
Congress Passes Budget Online  

September 27, 2017
Senate Halts Health Care Bill Threats to Medicaid Still Remain; Advocates Must Turn to Spending Debates  

September 15, 2017
House Approves $14.2 Million Increase for OAA Title III B Supportive Services 

September 5, 2017
Lawmakers Return to DC to a Packed Fall Agenda

July 20,2017

House Spending Panel Approves FY 2018 Funding for Aging Programs 

July 19, 2017
Health Care Reform Update  

July 14, 2017
Congress Releases Spending and Health Care Changes 

June 22, 2017
Senate Unveils Health Care Reform Bill 

June 14, 2017
Senate Moving on Health Care Reform

May 25, 2017
Non-Partisan Analysis of AHCA Released 

May 23, 2017
n4a's Analysis of the President's FY 2018 Budget Proposal 

May 19, 2017
Breaking Policy News Expected Next Week

May 1, 2017
Congress Agrees to Final FY 2017 Funding

April 28,2017
Short Term CR Passes Both Chambers

April 26, 2017
Returning Lawmakers Face Appropriations Deadline, AHCA Rumors; n4a Member To Testify Before Senate Committee

April 3, 2017
Legislative Recap and Forecast: Special Aging Policy Briefing Edition

March 28, 2017
White House Proposes Cuts to Current-Year Spending—SHIPs Targeted this Time

March 16, 2017
n4a's Analysis of the President's FY 2018 Budget Blueprint (available publicly)

March 10, 2017
House Committees Advance Major Health Care Changes

February 28, 2017
Major Changes Proposed for Health Care and Aging Programs

January 18, 2017
n4a Releases Analysis of ACA Repeal's Effects on Older Adults and the Aging Network

January 3, 2017
115th Congress Begins Session with Packed Agenda

December 13, 2016
Congress Punts Decisions on FY 2017 Funding to Late April

September 30, 2016
Congress Speeds Short-Term Funding Bill to Passage

September 26, 2016
Congress Expected to Pass Temporary Funding Bill This Week

July 14, 2016
House Committee Approves FY 2017 Labor-HHS Spending Plan

June 13, 2016
Senate Releases FY 2017 Labor-HHS Spending Plan Details!

April 7, 2016
Senate Finalizes Older Americans Act Reauthorization!

March 21, 2016
House Passes Older Americans Act Reauthorization!

February 11, 2016
n4a's Analysis of the President's FY 2017 Budget Proposal

February 9, 2016
President's FY 2017 Budget Released

December 18, 2015
House and Senate Pass Final FY 2016 Funding Bill

December 16, 2015
House and Senate Release Final FY 2016 Funding Bill

December 10, 2015
Congress Struggles to Meet Appropriations Deadline

October 28, 2015
Congress and White House Announce Possible Two-Year Budget Deal

September 30, 2015
CR Advances in Senate, Heads to House; Shutdown Likely Averted

September 24, 2015
Congress Closer to Short-Term Federal Funding Plan

September 17, 2015
Path to FY 2016 Federal Funding Bill Unclear

July 16, 2015
Senate Passes Older Americans Act Reauthorization!

July 13, 2015
Federal Policy Update: Special Annual Conference Edition

Legislative Updates Archive