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  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF DISASTER RELIEF, CONTINUING RESOLUTION, DEBT CEILING BILL

    Saturday, Sep 09, 2017
    Following Congress’ swift action, the President signed into law H.R. 601, the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017, combining multiple must-pass items in September into one big piece of legislation. We are pleased this legislative package included a short-term funding bill to fund disaster needs and avoid a government shutdown and debt default. All of these components impact the Meals on Wheels network, including disaster relief, as Meals on Wheels is often the only lifeline for vulnerable, homebound seniors. [READ]