“Eleven states will likely burn through their share of short-term CHIP funding before the end of next month, according to researchers at Georgetown University…They are: Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Washington state and Washington, D.C.,” reports Axios.
“Republicans’ priorities couldn’t be clearer: cutting taxes for their wealthy campaign donors and stripping health care from hundreds of thousands of Floridians. Keeping poor kids on their health insurance? That’s just not on their agenda. The silence and inaction from Florida Republicans like Rick Scott is unconscionable, and shows exactly where their priorities lie,” said American Bridge spokesperson Joshua Karp.