Yearly Archives: 2009

WASHINGTON (CNN 2-4-09) — President Barack Obama claimed the second major legislative victory of his young administration Wednesday, signing a bill to provide federally funded health care to an estimated 4 million children. The final version of the new law, which expands the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) by […]

Obama signs children’s health initiative into law

(Senate Democratic Caucus 1-23-09) January 23, 2009 – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined Senator John Rockefeller, Gerald Smith, Associate Director of the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, and student artist Ibrahim Muhammad at a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ efforts to strengthen the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Ensuring Children Have the Health Care They Need

Through Art, Kids Urge Legislators to Promote Children’s Health Care With the Senate poised to take a pivotal vote on SCHIP (State Children Health Insurance Program), young people are on Capitol Hill exhibiting their powerful artwork. The “America’s Future Starts with Healthy Children” art exhibit is a timely reminder that […]

A Picture Tells 1,000 Words!