Federal investments

House Committee Indicates Priorities on Data Dollars

Christina Pena
Thursday, July 14, 2016

The House Appropriations Committee passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill for Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies. Similar to the Senate version, the legislation generally maintains current funding levels for workforce data, except for a decrease in the amount allocated to a grant program that supports state longitudinal data systems.