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Dream Act, CHIP and other items kicked down the road!

As Congress celebrates the Tax Scam and getting ready to vote on a temp CR. There is still other major things being kicked down the road. Like Dream Act and CHIP. So as our elected officials get ready to travel back to Ohio send them a Christmas card, letter, call and remind them that we are still here and not going away.

Contact them and get it on the record how you feel about Dream Act and CHIP.

In September, the Trump Administration upended the lives of 800,000 young immigrants when he ended Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era executive action that allowed them to apply for work permits and live without fear of deportation

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is an insurance program that covers 9 million children and pregnant women whose household incomes are too high to qualify for Medicaid. While Republicans in Congress claim to support CHIP, they have failed to pass a clean funding reauthorization bill for this critical program. Some states’ funding is so low that they’re starting to send letters to CHIP beneficiaries advising them to find other sources of coverage.

 

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