Impact of the 2015 Omnibus for Kids_Page_1Congress’ recently passed $1.1 trillion spending package funds the government through September 30, 2015. Children represent one-quarter of the population, yet the share of federal funding directed toward children has declined and today amounts to less than 8 percent of the overall budget. Despite this, most children’s programs only received level funding in this spending package, which are effective cuts due to inflation. This fact sheet outlines the impact of the 2015 omnibus on our children.