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E&C Reschedules CHIP Hearing For June 23

June 16, 2017
The House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee rescheduled its planned hearing on funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program for Friday (June 23). The hearing was initially scheduled for Wednesday (June 14) but was postponed after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was shot that morning. Although the program has been authorized until 2019, funding runs out at the end of this fiscal year. The E&C hearing will be lawmakers’ first dive into the program this year, though the House...

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