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Child Advocates Rip Ryan Budget

Health

POLITICO Pulse, by Kyle Cheney

First Focus, an advocate for children’s health, warned Wednesday that the House Budget Committee’s spending plan would repeal CHIP and move kids to Medicaid, in addition to cuts to SNAP, nutritional assistance and special education. “This budget makes nearly every problem facing America’s children worse. Yes, the federal government has budget problems, but kids didn’t cause them, and making it harder for children to succeed is the wrong way to solve them,” the group said.

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