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The Hill
Five issues that could derail a spending dealof a popular children’s health program and more money to combat the opioid cris
The Hill / Posted 6 hours ago
of a popular children’s health program and more money to combat the opioid crisis. Many members are pushing to renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which expired in September. Republicans have said the issue could be attached to... Read more
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New York Daily News
Father with ALS asks Sen. Jeff Flake on flight to oppose tax billa civil conversation about corporate tax cuts, how much of a deficit the cuts w
New York Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
a civil conversation about corporate tax cuts, how much of a deficit the cuts will truly create and reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Barkan also pressed Flake on whether his support of the tax bill meant a promise from... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
States — And 9M Kids — ‘In A Bind’ As Congress Dawdles On CHIP Funding - States — And 9M Kids — ‘In A Bind’ As Congress Dawdles On CHIP Funding Ashley Lopez KUT and Selena Simmons-Duffin NPR Last week Colorado became the first state to notify fam...NPR Last week, Colorado became the first state to notify families that childre
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
NPR Last week, Colorado became the first state to notify families that children who receive health insurance through the Children’s Health Insurance Program are in danger of losing their coverage. Nearly 9 million children are insured through... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor and Democrats in Congress bonded and did something of value. Hopefully, they wi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
and Democrats in Congress bonded and did something of value. Hopefully, they will do it again, by properly funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program that helps parents get much-needed health care for an estimated 9 million children. The... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Funding at risk for children’s health insurance, clinicsnotices may be sent to families as early as next month despite bipartisan suppo
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 hours ago
notices may be sent to families as early as next month despite bipartisan support for continuing the program. The Children’s Health Insurance Program was not reauthorized by the Republican-led Congress in September, and lawmakers are at... Read more
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The Hill
Refusing to act on CHIP, Congress make boldest move yet to ignore the will of the peopleCongress has been able to avoid media scrutiny and quietly let one of the most
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Congress has been able to avoid media scrutiny and quietly let one of the most popular programs in the country expire: the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). In the past, funding CHIP has been one of the least controversial decisions that... Read more
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The Hill
Democrats rip 'highly partisan' bill to fund children's insuranceNearly 100 House Democrats are urging congressional leaders to pass a bipartisa
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Nearly 100 House Democrats are urging congressional leaders to pass a bipartisan extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). In a letter sent Friday, 99 House Democrats urged leaders of the House and Senate to reject the... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
For some kids in Colorado, CHIP funding could be life or deathto save his life. A letter that came last week from the state of Colorado warn
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
to save his life. A letter that came last week from the state of Colorado warned that Ari’s insurance program, called the Children’s Health Insurance Program, could end. It felt like yet another uncontrollable, cruel turn in the Richter family’s... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump signs stopgap funding measure81 to 14. While the stopgap does not change current government funding levels,
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
81 to 14. While the stopgap does not change current government funding levels, it does include a provision to maintain the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, which serves nearly 9 million children and has been in limbo since its... Read more
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The Hill
Kicking the debt can down the road isn't a long-term solutionof funding fights until Dec. 22. The deal also reauthorized items like the Nat
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
of funding fights until Dec. 22. The deal also reauthorized items like the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), postponing ongoing reform negotiations for those measures for at least the next... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump Signs Bill to Keep Government‘s Lights on Through Dec. 22Attachments they hope may draw Democratic support in the Senate, like the disas
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Attachments they hope may draw Democratic support in the Senate, like the disaster aid supplemental and funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, are also part of the strategy. Also Watch: In Alabama Race, Jones Has Funding, Moore... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
President Trump signs 2-week spending bill to avoid shutdownfrom the Defense Department to the IRS. It also makes money available to severa
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
from the Defense Department to the IRS. It also makes money available to several states running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million children. The White... Read more
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New York Daily News
Trump signs spending bill to halt government shutdown for nowfrom the Defense Department to the IRS. It also makes money available to severa
New York Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
from the Defense Department to the IRS. It also makes money available to several states running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million children. The White... Read more
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FOX News
President Trump signs short-term spending bill to keep government running through Dec. 22of the pre-Christmas showdown. The measure makes money available to several st
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
of the pre-Christmas showdown. The measure makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, a widely popular program that provides medical are to more than eight million... Read more
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FOX News
President Trump signs short-term spending bill to keep government running through Dec. 22of the pre-Christmas showdown. The measure makes money available to several st
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
of the pre-Christmas showdown. The measure makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, a widely popular program that provides medical are to more than eight million... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
CHIP funding is latest victim of DC dysfunctionto save his life. A letter that came last week from the state of Colorado warn
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
to save his life. A letter that came last week from the state of Colorado warned that Ari’s insurance program, called the Children’s Health Insurance Program, could end. It felt like yet another uncontrollable, cruel turn in the Richter family’s... Read more
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Northwest Herald
U.S. House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdownaside.” The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several state
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
aside.” The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Stopgap spending bill passes to avert shutdownissue. The 2-week spending bill also makes money available to several states t
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
issue. The 2-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Congress averts shutdown, sends Trump stopgap spending billsession. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several stat
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
session. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
House Passes Stopgap Spending Bill To Avert Weekend Shutdownaside.” The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several state
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 3 days ago
aside.” The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdownPelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid c
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. “All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” Trump relied, “That’s very... Read more
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Boston Globe
Senate approves bill to avert government shutdownsession. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several stat
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
session. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Congress approves 2-week spending bill to avert government shutdownto the IRS. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several st
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
to the IRS. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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Roll Call
No Deal For Trump With ‘Chuck and Nancy’ This Timehike, that list includes what she described as “urgent needs” like funds to com
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
hike, that list includes what she described as “urgent needs” like funds to combat the opioid crisis, veterans funding, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and community health centers, “saving” some pensions, and new disaster relief... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Senate approves bill to avert shutdownto the IRS. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several st
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
to the IRS. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
House passes bill to avert government shutdown, setting up pre-Christmas showdowntime to settle differences. The measure also makes money available to several s
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
time to settle differences. The measure also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, a widely popular program that provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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Breitbart
House Democrats Shifting Away From Amnesty-or-Shutdown Threatissues before Congress. In addition to a simple date change CR, this resolutio
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
issues before Congress. In addition to a simple date change CR, this resolution provides for a change in the way that the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) emergency shortfall funds are distributed to states until December 31, 2017, so... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdownPelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid c
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. “All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” Those negotiations are sure... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdownPelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid c
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. “All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” Trump relied, “That’s very... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdownPelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid c
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. “All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” Trump relied, “That’s very... Read more
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Roll Call
House Conservatives Mixed Emotions Over White House ConfabAttachments they hope may draw Democratic support in the Senate, like the disas
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Attachments they hope may draw Democratic support in the Senate, like the disaster aid supplemental and funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, are also part of the strategy. “If they don’t take that strategy into the White House... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdownPresident Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid cri
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
President Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. “All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” President Trump relied,... Read more
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Boston Globe
House passes temporary funding bill to prevent shutdownPelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid c
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. ‘‘All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.’’ A weekly recap of the top... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
House passes bill to prevent government shutdown through Dec. 22Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid c
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. “All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” Trump relied, “That’s very... Read more
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The Mercury News
House passes two-week stopgap spending measurePelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid c
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Pelosi told Trump at the White House, ticking off issues including the opioid crisis, funding for veterans and an expired children’s health insurance program. “All things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” Trump relied, “That’s very... Read more
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The Columbian
GOP leaves little doubt they’ll prevent government shutdownagreement.” The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several s
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
agreement.” The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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Roll Call
House Leaders Show Wide Gap in Year-End Prioritiespresident will be open to an agreement to address “urgent needs:” fighting the
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
president will be open to an agreement to address “urgent needs:” fighting the opioid epidemic; funding for veterans, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and community health centers; the Dream Act measure to provide young undocumented... Read more
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Missoulian
Trump administration aids wealthyeveryone who makes less than $75,000 is a lazy freeloader, which is why they ar
Missoulian / Posted 3 days ago
everyone who makes less than $75,000 is a lazy freeloader, which is why they are also increasing the tax burden on university students (drastically, in the case of most graduate students) and refusing to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Pro... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Warner, Kaine Push Congress to Reauthorize CHIP in Government Funding Billtoday urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to immediately pass b
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 3 days ago
today urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to immediately pass bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides health care coverage for 128,000 children in Virginia, by... Read more
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Philly.com
Children's health is being sacrificed on the altar of politicsPennsylvania should be proud to have originated the idea behind the nation’s Ch
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Pennsylvania should be proud to have originated the idea behind the nation’s Children’s Health Insurance Program, which today provides coverage to 9 million low-income children and pregnant women. But like so many other good ideas and programs, CHIP... Read more
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The Mercury News
Why the cost of running our government is worth every pennyas well. Then, of course, there are the “entitlement programs” — Social Securi
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
as well. Then, of course, there are the “entitlement programs” — Social Security, Medicare, disability, unemployment, Children’s Health Insurance Program and other safety net components. In simple terms, we are said to be “a giant insurance... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Congress seems set to avert weekend government shutdownChristmas. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several st
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Christmas. The two-week spending bill also makes money available to several states that are running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program provides medical care to more than 8 million children. Even... Read more
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Roll Call
Freedom Caucus Open to Linking Spending Deal to Health CareDemocrats on board to pass anything. He said they’ve discussed attaching the di
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Democrats on board to pass anything. He said they’ve discussed attaching the disaster aid supplemental and funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program as things that might help accomplish that goal. Asked if they would want a guarantee... Read more
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Roll Call
Congress Being Congress: Funding Fight Kicked to Later in Decemberwould be needed to pass any spending bill. First, they expect to attach the di
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
would be needed to pass any spending bill. First, they expect to attach the disaster aid supplement and funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program to make the increase in defense spending more palatable for Democrats. “The defense bill... Read more
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The Hill
Communities of color deserve better than the GOP's tax reformwould be a cruel abdication of our duty to remedy racial injustice. The willing
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
would be a cruel abdication of our duty to remedy racial injustice. The willingness of some in Congress to sacrifice the Children’s Health Insurance Program at the altar of tax reform drives this point home. As with the administration’s inhumane... Read more
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Northwest Herald
President Donald Trump says government shutdown possible, blames DemocratsR-Ky., said the short-term measure would make cash available to several states
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
R-Ky., said the short-term measure would make cash available to several states that are running out of money for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program helps provide medical care to more than 8 mill... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Trump said government shutdown possiblethe government for two weeks, the short-term measure would make money available
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the government for two weeks, the short-term measure would make money available to several states running out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program helps provide medical care to more than 8 million childr... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Jones’s supporters have made 800,000 phone calls, knocked on 100,000 doorsthe importance of protecting access to essential health-care programs like Medi
The Birmingham Times / Posted 3 days ago
the importance of protecting access to essential health-care programs like Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that helps provide coverage to more than 150,000 Alabama kids. He also promised to... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Trump: Government shutdown possibleR-Ky., said the short-term measure would make cash available to several states
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
R-Ky., said the short-term measure would make cash available to several states that are running out of money for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program helps provide medical care to more than 8 mill... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Trump says government shutdown possible, blames DemocratsR-Kentucky, said the short-term measure would make cash available to several st
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
R-Kentucky, said the short-term measure would make cash available to several states that are running out of money for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. That widely popular program helps provide medical care to more than 8 million... Read more
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