WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee said on Tuesday they reached an agreement to finance a federal insurance program for millions of lower-income children and pregnant women that was due to expire at the end of the month. (Reuters Politics) More
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Posted on 23 January 2018 | 11:03 am | Google News
Sen. Amy Klobuchar was instrumental in brokering the deal to end the shutdown — and that may come back to haunt her
That measure would have appropriated money for the federal government through February 16, and extended funding for the federal Children's Health Insurance Program, which helps nine million U.S. children access health insurance, for six years. Though ...
Posted on 23 January 2018 | 10:29 am | Google News
Shutdown hits FSA, Fort Union and Sidney USDA-ARS unit
Williston Daily Herald
“I applaud the decision by the majority of U.S. senators who convinced their leaders of the folly of their ways,” he said. “Funding for our military and health insurance for 9 million children should not have been held hostage to partisan politics in ...
Posted on 23 January 2018 | 7:54 am | Google News
Trump signs bill to end government shutdown and reopen government
"We will keep at this until Democrats end their extraordinary filibuster of government funding and children's healthcare, and allow a bipartisan majority of Senators to reopen the federal government for all Americans and get Congress back on track ...
Posted on 22 January 2018 | 7:02 pm | Google News
House votes to end government shutdown, sending legislation to Trump
Congress voted late Monday to reopen the government after a three-day shutdown, sending President Trump a short-term spending bill that passed after Senate Republican leaders pledged to act on immigration policy next month. The House joined the Senate ...
Senate leaders reach deal to reopen government
A brief but still worrisome US shutdown
Senate approves funding measure to end shutdown
Posted on 22 January 2018 | 5:21 pm | Google News
The CT Mirror
Most CT lawmakers opposed bill that reopened government
The CT Mirror
Besides funding the federal government for three weeks, the continuing resolution, or CR, authorized the Children's Health Insurance Program, known as HUSKY B in Connecticut, for six years. Without congressional action, the program, which covers about ...
Posted on 22 January 2018 | 4:16 pm | Google News
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