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WASHINGTON, DC – As the September 30th deadline to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) quickly approaches, the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives today reauthorized the program for another 5 years on a broad, bipartisan vote of 265 to 159.
Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement regarding the bipartisan, Congressional proposal announced today on the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP):
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