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House to approve SCHIP legislation today

Comments from Speaker Pelosi’s office on today’s SCHIP vote: Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and parents and children affected by the State Children’s Health Insurance Plan (SCHIP) held a photo opportunity this morning before the final House vote on the bill, which President Obama will sign into law this afternoon. Below are the Speaker’s…

House Passes SCHIP Bill; 11 Million Kids to Benefit

Received this from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office: Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on this House floor early this afternoon in support of H.R. 2, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization bill, which later passed by a strong bipartisan vote of 289 to 139. Below are the Speaker’s remarks: “My colleagues, this…