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CRAMER: STATEMENT ON SHORT-TERM FUNDING CONTINUED RESOLUTION

Dec 21, 2017
Press Release

Date: December 21, 2017

Contact: Dana.Stancavage@mail.house.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a short-term continuing resolution to fund the federal government until January 19:

“Santa should put coal in the stockings of Senate Democrats for refusing to work in a bi-partisan manner to pass all 12 appropriations bills like the US House did in 2017. Thankfully, there will be no Grinch this year as Congress has passed a continuing resolution assuring the government will remain open and functioning for the next four weeks. I look forward to Congress setting aside partisan differences and returning to regular order in 2018.”

The short-term funding package includes $2.85 billion for the CHIP program through March 31 with additional measures passed for $81 billion in disaster relief aid.

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