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Feb. 2, 2017

Capitol Hill is focused on the confirmation process for President Trump’s cabinet nominees. Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Action to repeal and replace the ACA has slowed considerably. Conversations about the future of the healthcare law remain ongoing, and ASTHO has met with relevant committees and leadership staff to inform them of the implications a total repeal of the law could have on public health. The current continuing resolution is set to expire in April.