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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Beatty Statement on Passage of Continuing Resolution

Jan 22, 2018
Press Release

Beatty Statement on Passage of Continuing Resolution

On January 22, 2018, Congress passed the Republican-backed H.R. 195, a continuing resolution that funds the government through February 8, 2018. After the vote on the short-term government funding bill, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty issued the following statement:

“I support keeping the government open, but Congress should not be funding government operations on a week-by-week basis that just kicks the can down the road. The House, the Senate, and White House are under Republican control, so I would expect that a long-term agreement could be reached to fund community health centers, natural disaster relief, teaching hospitals, and on a whole host of critical federal government programs and initiatives. We should not have to choose between funding our military and saving lives in our communities.”

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