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Agencies Prepare for Partial Shutdown as March 1 Deadline Approaches

, , , February 26, 2024

 

Agencies Prepare for Partial Shutdown as March 1 Deadline Approaches-The House of Representatives will vote on four separate appropriations bills this week to avert a partial government shutdown as Congress’ first funding deadline approaches on March 1. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) acknowledged on a call with the GOP conference Friday night that another stopgap …

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Health on the Hill Podcast: bipArtIsan Edition

, , , , February 26, 2024

 

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Health on the Hill Podcast: Supplemental Stalemate Edition

, , , , February 20, 2024

 

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Senate Passes Supplemental Appropriations Measure

, , , , February 19, 2024

 

Senate Passes Supplemental Appropriations Measure-The Senate passed a $95 billion bipartisan national security supplemental appropriations package last week including $60 billion in aid for Ukraine, $14 billion in aid for Israel, and $10 billion in humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip and Ukraine. The package also includes the FEND Off Fentanyl Act, which would provide …

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House Passes Bill to Expand Prohibition on QALYs

, , , February 12, 2024

 

House Passes Bill to Expand Prohibition on QALYs-The House of Representatives passed legislation (H.R. 485) along party lines last week to prohibit the use of quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) and similar metrics in Medicaid and other federal health programs. While supporters of the Protecting Health Care for All Patients Act argue that QALYs discriminate against …