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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Creighton University School of Law

Monday, September 24, 2007

SCHIP Discussion

Today's Diane Rehm show has an interesting discussion on the reauthorization of SCHIP.  It provides some lively analysis of the debate over the expansion of the program and the President's threatened veto.  Here is the write-up for the program:

A popular children's health insurance program expires September 30th. The House and Senate have worked out a deal to reauthorize it. Two experts, a journalist and a U.S. Senator will discuss the deal on the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)


Robert Greenstein, founder and executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Jonathan Weisman, reporter, "The Washington Post"

Nina Owcharenko, Senior Policy Analyst in the Center for Health Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation

Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee

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