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The emerging health crisis sidetracks lawmakers working on the upcoming federal budget.
His 2021 budget includes massive cuts to Medicaid, Medicare and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program (HOPWA).
But it comes with deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, cancer funds and other health and science programs.
Or will lawmakers face a government shutdown during the holidays?
Plus: Congress avoids a government shutdown—at least until December 20.
HIV programs such as housing and syringe exchanges could be on the chopping block as the November 21 deadline looms. Here’s what you can do.
To avoid another government shutdown, a resolution must be met by October 1.
Several House bills outlined HIV funding increases in line with Trump’s Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.
The bill could potentially lead to greater funds for HIV-related programs.
Does another federal government shutdown loom?
Funding bills in the House prioritize Ryan White efforts, the Office of AIDS Research, opioid programs and more.
Plus: Once again federal funds get diverted from health care and into the detention of immigrant youth.
A closer look at the Deep South’s HIV prevention problem
A statement from the Partnership to End HIV, STDs and Hepatitis
The proposal calls for new funds to end HIV in the U.S. But it also seeks massive cuts to domestic and global HIV programs.
Meanwhile, the White House scrambles to release its 2020 budget request.
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