Healthcare funding put on hold amid wrangling over Iraq bill

Young, Jeffrey
May 2007
Hill;5/11/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 56, p14
The article reports on the delay on funds to maintain a popular healthcare program for low-income children in the U.S. The report noted that as many as 14 states are projected to run out of federal funds for their State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP) before the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2007. Congress agreed to set aside hundreds of millions of dollars for the 14 states which is included in the supplemental appropriations bill for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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