AXIOS June 30, 2022
House appropriators are due to mark up a fiscal 2023 spending bill covering HHS on Thursday that would allocate $242.1 billion to beef up public health infrastructure.
The big picture: The budget blueprint lays out post-pandemic priorities and reverses a decade-old ban on congressional earmarks, allowing lawmakers to target federal spending toward projects in their districts.
Details: The House Democrats’ spending plan provides $124.2 billion for HHS, an increase of $15.6 billion above enacted levels.
- CDC would get a $2 billion bump to $10.5 billion, with half of the increase going toward public...