Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing

Runaway and Homeless Youth Funding

Senator Babara MikulskiOn May 7, 2014, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) subcommittee held a hearing on the proposed FY 2015 appropriations for programs under its jurisdiction. Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) asked each witness on the panel to touch on specific areas of the budget in their testimonies.

As part of his testimony, Mark Greenberg, acting assistant secretary of the Administration for Children and Families, noted that the Administration’s budget proposal includes funding for runaway and homeless youth and an investment for a study on the prevalence of youth homelessness and characteristics of homeless youth.

Funds are also included for programs that serve our most vulnerable children and families, including victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, and runaway and homeless youth.

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Click here for Mark Greenberg’s testimony.