Thursday, October 18, 2007

Ginny Brown-Waite [R] & Adam Putnam [R] Vote Against Children's Heath Care

"The president is deluding himself if he doesn't think this veto will hurt millions of children," said Rep. Frank Pallone.

No independence shown by Brown-Waite or Putnam. What Georgy wants, Georgy gets. For the past several years, the Bush administration has been squeezing federal support for Medicaid, the primary program to help the poorest families and their children. Instead of ensuring that more poor children receive coverage, the president is trying to close programs that find and enroll them. His budget for fiscal year 2008 seeks to eliminate funds for a “Cover the Kids” outreach program.

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