FY16 Agricultural Appropriations Process
The House and Senate Appropriations Committees are continuing to grind through their subcommittee process, but none of the bills are likely to become law until some sort of deal to address the budget caps from the Budget Control Act of 2010 is reached between the Republican Congressional leadership and the White House. If no deal is reached by the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2015, either a continuing resolution must be enacted or a federal government shutdown would ensue.
FY16 Budget and Appropriations Process
Since March, AGree’s Food & Nutrition Initiative has shared it recommendations and facilitated discussion about the links between food, nutrition, and health at multiple public events, and has initiated the exploration of ways to partner with hospitals and community-based organizations to advance approaches that use food and nutrition to improve patient health.