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Continuing Resolution Averts Government Shutdown and Delays DSH Cuts

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What’s happening: The House voted 336-95 on a two-tiered stopgap measure that funds the federal government past the Nov. 17 deadline and delays Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts until Jan. 19. The Senate passed the measure on Nov. 15 and President Biden has indicated he will sign it.  

What else to know: Funding expires for certain federal agencies on Jan. 19 and other agencies on Feb. 2.  

The party split was 127 Republicans and 209 Democrats. All members of the California congressional delegation voted “yes,” except for Republicans Tom McClintock and Jay Obernolte who voted “no” and Democrats Kevin Mullin and Nancy Pelosi, who did not vote.