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Health Funding Advocates Brace For Cuts, Shutdown As House Pulls CR

September 11, 2013
House GOP leadership Wednesday postponed votes on a continuing resolution funding the government until Dec. 15 after receiving pushback from conservatives who wanted the must-pass legislation to include a rider de-funding the healthcare law. The House was proposing a $986.3 billion short-term funding measure that would continue funding at current, post-sequester levels. It would also include a provision asking for a separate up or down vote in favor of defunding the Affordable Care Act. The bifurcated approach would allow the...

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