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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – February 15, 2019

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Posted on February 15, 2019 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Government Funded After Congress Borders on Another Shutdown Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a funding deal that avoids another partial government shutdown that would have occurred at midnight tonight. The measure would fund nine out of fifteen federal departments through September 30, 2019. President Trump is expected to sign the legislation into... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – January 25, 2019

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Posted on January 25, 2019 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Short-Term Funding Deal Reached to End Government Shutdown This afternoon, President Trump announced a deal to temporarily reopen the federal government and end the longest shutdown in U.S. history. The deal funds the remaining federal agencies until February 15, giving lawmakers more time to try to work out a compromise on the immigration and... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – January 18, 2019

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Posted on January 18, 2019 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Government Shutdown Continues With the partial government shutdown now on its 28th day, there is no doubt it will enter its second month. Lawmakers are headed home for the long holiday weekend, and no shutdown negotiations are currently scheduled for party leaders. House Democrats spent the week passing numerous continuing resolutions that would reopen the... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – January 11, 2019

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Posted on January 11, 2019 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Lawmakers Hit a Wall with Funding Negotiations – Shutdown Continues The three-week partial government shutdown continues without any progress towards an agreement to fund the federal government. Tomorrow, January 12, will mark the longest government shutdown on record as it exceeds the 21-day shutdown in 1996. Congress was in action this week. On Thursday,... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – January 4, 2019

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Posted on January 4, 2019 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Government Shutdown Looms Even as House Passes Funding Provision This week, Congress returned from its holiday break for a limited schedule of business as lawmakers were sworn in for the 116th session of Congress. On Thursday evening, the House passed (241-190) a measure to fully fund the government agencies that have been shut down... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – December 21, 2018

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Posted on December 21, 2018 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Negotiations to Secure Funding and Avoid Government Shutdown Collapse At the time of this writing, the federal government is on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight if Congress and President Trump do not come to an agreement on outstanding government funding legislation. The process began Wednesday with the Senate passing a continuing... READ MORE

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This Week in Washington – December 14, 2018

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Posted on December 14, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Congress Tackles Multiple Health Provisions This Week The standstill on progress over finalizing the remaining fiscal year 2019 spending bills has given Congress the opportunity to advance some outstanding health care measures. This week, the House of Representatives passed legislation including the ACE Kids Act to allow state Medicaid programs to use a home... READ MORE

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