Supporters Push To Renew Federal Children’s Healthcare Funding

Supporters Push To Renew Federal Children’s Healthcare Funding


By:  Lilo H. Stainton
NJ Spotlight

 

With a week left before support is set to lapse, backers of a national children’s healthcare initiative are ramping up their campaign to ensure that the U.S. Congress provides sustained support for the popular program going into the new year.

“It’s astounding to think that a program like CHIP …has been put on the back burner,” Menendez said Wednesday on a call with supporters, including representatives from New Jersey Citizen Action and Advocates for Children of New Jersey. “America’s health system should not be an afterthought, it should be a priority,” he said.

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