Unpacking the $1.7 trillion federal spending bill
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Today, we'll look at two components of the bill: a funding advance for the Indian Health Service and a bundle of retirement savings reforms.
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The agency reduced care offerings during government shutdowns. Advance appropriations would provide a funding bridge when necessary.
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