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Continuing Resolution Extended Until January 19

On Thursday, the House (231-88) and Senate (66-32) approved a continuing resolution (CR) funding the government through January 19, 2018. The bill contains several additional provisions, some of which are paid for through reductions in the Prevention and Public Health Fund. In addition to the CR, the bill:

Congress did NOT enact three major legislative proposals that has been considered during the debate over a CR extension: disaster assistance, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program extension, or an Affordable Care Act insurance market stabilization bill.