House and Senate lawmakers have just 10 days to avoid a shutdown, but no plan has emerged. Republican leaders are meeting this week to think about and discuss options such as: 1) another continuing resolution (CR) that extends the current temporary funding until the middle of January; 2) a “laddered” CR that would extend individual agencies for different periods of time; and 3) a compromise CR hammered out between House and Senate leadership.

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Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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