Federal funding for health clinics that primarily serve the poor lapsed 129 days ago. For this Congress, it’s par for the course: the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) faced a fiscal crisis for 114 days before lawmakers acted. And like CHIP, community health centers enjoy bipartisan support. Even so, continued inaction could amount to a 20 […]
The government shutdown is over, but did the Democrats win or lose by agreeing to reopen the government for the next three weeks in exchange for the GOP funding the CHIP children’s health insurance program and promising to hold a DACA vote? That’s our big topic in today’s episode. We also look at the successful […]
Congressional Democrats and Republicans alike are congratulating themselves for finally passing new funding for the Childrens Health Insurance Program—and for another six years yet! The funding, which was part of the continuing resolution to end the three-day government shutdown, brought to a close...
Senate Democrats accepted an offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a continuing resolution funding the government and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, while postponing debate on immigration legislation.
Amy Davidson Sorkin on the conflict between Democrats and Republicans over funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program amid the government shutdown.
Rachel Maddow points out that while Republicans are trying to use funding of the Children's Health Insurance Program as a bargaining tool, millions of...
Shutdown politics are deeply exasperating. But they can also prove useful, as the melodrama reveals who the hacks are. Yesterday afternoon, Nancy Pelosi said the following about funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program in theShow More Summary
Montana has enough money to continue funding the Children's Health Insurance Program through mid-March. Marie Matthews, manager of the health department's Medicaid and Health Services Branch, told a legislative interim … Click to Continue »
[President] Trump upended the GOP's strategy to avert a shutdown early Thursday when he declared that an extension of a federal health insurance program for children "should be part of a long-term solution" and not a stopgap spending plan. Show More Summary
Urging Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Mr. Kimmel used a favorite character to illustrate his point: the petulant barista.
ABC Back in December, Jimmy Kimmel held his baby boy Billy in his arms as he stood on the set of his late-night show and practically begged members of Congress to protect the Children’s Health Care Insurance program. One month later,...Show More Summary
The Children's Health Insurance Program could start running out of money Friday.
Another classic Trump moment today, as he destroys the GOP's plan to accuse Democrats who vote no on the spending bill of not caring about children, because the bill includes a short term extension of the Children’s Health InsuranceShow More Summary
It’s been 110 days since Congress failed to refinance the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that insures nine million kids nationwide. And the same is true for community health centers, which provide health care services to 27 million patients nationwide. As members of Congress continue to wrangle over legislative details ahead of the potential government […]
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted a Republican proposal to temporarily fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as part of a continuing resolution that would prevent a government shutdown. At her weekly press briefing, Pelosi was asked to respond to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokesman: Trump supports House effort to fund government, extend children's health insurance program.
President Donald Trump tweeted that funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) should be extended long-term and "not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!" Republicans attached a six-year extension of CHIP to their current...Show More Summary
“President Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill pending before [...]
Trump favors making the children's health insurance program part of "a long term" deal
DEMS FLIP FLOP For months, Democrats accused Republicans of opposing health care funding for children. So Republicans put forward a bill to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years in a one-month spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. Show More Summary