Federal Funds Appropriation Update

August 14, 2015

Rep. Greg Harris • 13th District
Springfield Update • August 13, 2015

Federal Funds Appropriation

Yesterday, the House passed an amended version of SB2042 which would appropriate federal funds and select Other State Funds which Governor Rauner and the Republicans would support. (Amendment #3).
The House Democrats also wished to add appropriations for the following programs which had federal fund components (either state matching or Maintenance of Effort(MOE) requirements, but Governor Rauner and the Republicans opposed funding these programs:

•    Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
•    Early Intervention
•    Meals on Wheels/Senior Nutrition (state share)
•    Child Care (state share)
•    IHDA Federal HOME funds
•    Adult Education
•    Career and Tech Education
•    LIHEAP (state component)