KENNEDY CELEBRATES PASSAGE OF CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Chairman of the Senate Health,Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, released the following statement in response to thepassage of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007.
“There is no truer test of our moral values as a nation than the way we safeguard the healthof our children. Tonight’s resounding vote to renew and strengthen the Children's HealthInsurance Program puts children first and makes the promise of better health a reality forchildren in every community in our nation. We made this promise ten years ago, and werenewed it today. I look forward to working with the House to make sure this bill is enacted. Istrongly urge the Administration to listen to the American people, and toCongress, and put partisan politics aside for the sake of the nation’s children.”
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