Congress Passes CR That Funds CHIP For 6 Years, Delays ACA Taxes

By Amy Lotven / January 22, 2018 at 8:09 PM
Congress Monday (Jan. 22) voted to re-open the government through Feb. 8, fund CHIP for six years and delay three of the Affordable Care Act's industry taxes after Senate Democrats agreed to a deal following Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) pledge to hold a vote on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program if a deal is not reached by the next funding deadline. Industry stakeholders were pleased the bill delays the ACA taxes, but said they are...

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