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President Trump signs bill to end three days of government shutdown
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President Trump signs bill to end three days of government shutdown (January 23, 2018)

The shutdown of the federal government is over after three days of confusion.

Mark Trahant: Indian children lose health coverage as GOP focuses on tax cuts
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Mark Trahant: Indian children lose health coverage as GOP focuses on tax cuts (November 27, 2017)

Thousands of American Indian and Alaska Native children will lose their health insurance unless Congress reenacts the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Cronkite News: Health insurance coverage for children in limbo in Washington
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Cronkite News: Health insurance coverage for children in limbo in Washington (November 6, 2017)

A Republican bill to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program pulls funds from Obamacare programs, angering Democrats who called the cuts unnecessary.

Congress approves yet another short-term extension for Indian diabetes program
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Congress approves yet another short-term extension for Indian diabetes program (October 9, 2017)

Congress has renewed the Special Diabetes Program for Indians but only for three months, the shortest extension on record.

Mark Trahant: Congress finds ways to complicate health care for Indian children
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Mark Trahant: Congress finds ways to complicate health care for Indian children (October 4, 2017)

American Indian and Alaska Native children rely on Medicaid and CHIP at higher levels than the general population yet Congress is finding ways to complicate the issue.