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Senators Hatch & Wyden Reach Agreement to Extend State Children's Health Insurance Program for 5 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 12, 2017

    CONTACT:  Katie Niederee (Hatch): 202-224-4515

Taylor Harvey (Wyden): 202-224-4515

 

 

Hatch, Wyden Push to Extend CHIP Funding, Provide Additional Protections

Senate Finance Committee Chairman and Ranking Member Propose Five-Year Funding Extension

 

WASHINGTON — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today announced an agreement to ensure stability for vulnerable children by extending the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years.

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NJ Family Voices Coordinator Featured in National Campaign for Paid Family Leave!

Check out NJ Family Voices Coordinator Lauren Agoratus' story on how NJ paid family leave helped her family during their daughter's multiple health crises on the National Arc website at http://www.thearc.org/paidleave, on their You Tube channel (Paid Leave and Disability: One Family's Story) at https://www.youtube.com/user/thearcoftheus, on their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/thearcus/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel, and on their Twitter feed at https://twitter.com/TheArcUS

When Violence Strikes

We are very saddened to hear of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and send our sincere thoughts and condolences. Tragic events such as this one are very challenging for families, schools and entire communities. As we try to help our children find some comfort and sense of safety in the face of such tragey, these excellent resources from The Center for School Mental Health  related to school crisis response are free and readily available:  Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events at Schools.  You can also get useful information from the Substance

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