The USBC has delivered an organizational sign on letter urging members of Congress to direct $10 million in supplemental funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) in the fourth Congressional COVID-19 response package. In resp
The USBC has launched an organizational sign-on letter urging members of Congress to support supplemental funding for infant and young child feeding in emergencies. The joint letter urges Congress to include $10 million for infant and young child feeding in the fourth Congressional COVID-19 response
Fiscal Year 2021 President’s Budget Released
The Office of Management and Budget has released “A Budget for America’s Future – President’s Budget FY 2021.” The report contains the Budget Message of the President for Fiscal Year 2021, information on the President’s priorities, and summary tables.
Bill highlights impacting breastfeeding families from the joint explanatory statements (Division A and Division B) include:
Includes $9M for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hospital Support Breastfeeding program, an increase of $1M from the fiscal year 2019 enacted level, to support
The Senate Appropriations Committee has released the text of its FY2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations bill, after consideration of the bill in committee was postponed twice the previous week. The release of the text indicates that the Se