March 2017

Federal Update

There was a lot of action this week on the Affordable Care Act Repeal. Today (March 8, 2017) the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means Committees are marking up the GOP bill repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Only 36 hours after being made public, the American Health Care Act is being rushed through the committees without the normal cost estimate prepared by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The CBO analysis would also likely indicate the effects on insurance coverage.
CWDA and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) sent a letter to the California congressional delegation opposing the bill.

Continue reading the CWDA March Federal Update for update that include the latest on:

  • More on the Affordable Care Act Repeal
  • FFY 2017 and 2018 Budgets
  • Congressional Visits During the NACo Legislative Conference

Read the CWDA March 2017 Federal Update.