The House Appropriations Committee approved legislation May 8 that would increase discretionary spending for the Labor Department and the National Labor Relations Board, moving the bill for full House consideration.
The Democratic-majority committee approved the fiscal year 2020 funding bill for the Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services departments. It would set Labor Department funding at $13.3 billion, a $1.2 billion increase from fiscal 2019. The bill would also give $341 million to the NLRB next fiscal year, a roughly 34% increase.
The legislation largely rejects President