AXIOS June 30, 2022
Adriel Bettelheim

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...

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