Update: The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education approved its version of the bill to fund those agencies in FY 2019, and the full committee approved the bill the next day. (See the committee report.) As reported in last week’s Update, the corresponding House subcommittee marked up its version of the bill earlier. (See this summary of maternal and child health provisions prepared by the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs.) The full committee in the House will take up the bill sometime after this week’s recess.

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