Budget Brief 19-17
September 20, 2019

With the start of fiscal year (FY) 2020 fast approaching, the House passed H.R. 4378, a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government operating through November 21, 2019. In addition, the CR temporarily:

  • extends the National Flood Insurance Program and mandatory health and human services programs set to expire September 30
  • delays Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) cuts
  • prevents a mass transit account rescission

This brief highlights key provisions of the CR. Table 1 at the end of brief compares funding for major grants under the CR to current and proposed levels.