House Passes Government Funding Measure, Extends CHIP Program
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 195, the Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, to fund the government until February 16, 2018 and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for 6 years.
LaMalfa said: “Tonight, my colleagues and I in the House managed to get this done and voted to keep the government funded in the short term while also fully funding the critically important CHIP program for another six years. I hope the Senate follows suit and quickly passes this important legislation.”
Congressman Doug LaMalfa is a lifelong farmer representing California’s First Congressional District, including Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou and Tehama Counties.