FY2019 Federal Funding Bill Signed Into Law

On Friday, February 15, the President signed FY2019 appropriations legislation to fund nine federal agencies (funding for other federal agencies was enacted last September). The text of the legislation, H.J. Res. 31, is available here. The chart below summarizes final...

A New Year, A New Congress: 2019 Legislative Priorities

The 116th Congress convened last week, kicking off a two-year legislative session. A new Congress means new members and new committee assignments — and, in the case of the U.S. House of Representatives, a new majority. In addition to addressing the urgent need...

2018 Legislative Highlights

2018 was a momentous year for our work to ensure that local, state, and federal systems recognize and prioritize the needs of children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness. At the federal level, we led efforts to secure: Unprecedented funding increases for...

FY2019 Funding Bill Passes, Signed Into Law

On September 26, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6157, the FY2019 appropriations bill for education, early care, and human services. It now moves to the President’s desk for his signature.  The measure increases funding for the McKinney-Vento Act’s...

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