Financial Year 2009 Omnibus Bill Becomes Law

Last week, the Senate voted 62-35 to move forward in passing the Omnibus spending package for fiscal year 2009. This Omnibus bill, which the President signed late last week, contains $2.19 billion for the Health Centers program, a $125 million increase in funding! In addition, $56 million of this increase will go toward base grant adjustments – the largest designation to base grant adjustments ever.

Read an article on the controversial bill from CNN

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