Democrats look to SCHIP as key win before August recess

Young, Jeffrey; Kucinich, Jackie
August 2007
Hill;8/2/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 95, p4
The article reports on the expansion of legislation on federal children's health insurance program in the U.S. The move was viewed as a way of giving the Democratic leadership a win over one of the top priorities before Congress heads for recess in August. The bill aimed at adding five million children to the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The SCHIP-Medicare legislation was considered as the largest healthcare bill to pass the House.


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