Now Is the Time for Action on Children's Health
By Bruce Lesley and Ron Pollack
Timing is everything, they say. And when it comes to extending federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, it’s absolutely true.
The last Congress didn’t get it done, but leaders on both sides of the Capitol committed to prioritizing action on CHIP early this year. Whether they can deliver is a test not only of the new Congress’ commitment to solving real problems for real people, but also of its ability to do anything of substance at all...