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Bruce Lesley: Congress can protect Texas kids by reauthorizing CHIP


Dallas Morning News

By Bruce Lesley

“What if there were a bipartisan health care plan that worked? What if it gave states lots of flexibility and represented a true private-public partnership? What if it delivered quality care for kids at a cost their parents can afford? And what if it were incredibly successful and overwhelmingly popular with voters? You’d think Congress would be rushing to protect it, wouldn’t you? Think again.

The Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, was created by a Republican-controlled Congress and a Democratic president. Recent polling shows that CHIP continues to enjoy strong, bipartisan support…”

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