Hatch Promises To Fund CHIP, Complains About Other Govt. Programs

December 04, 2017
Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said Friday (Dec. 1) he is confident that Congress will fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program, but he complained about other government programs and said “some of these big problems” may need to be resolved before CHIP funding is voted on. “I believe in helping those who cannot help themselves, but would if they could,” he said on the Senate floor. “I have a rough time wanting to spend billions and billions and...

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