Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: CHIP

Trump slashes $7 billion from children’s health program

The move is being called "despicable on every level."

Children’s Health Insurance Program in trouble – funding to end in January

"We are unable to say with certainty whether there is enough funding for every state to continue its CHIP program through March 31, 2018.”

Bernie slams McConnell’s efforts to end defense and non-defense spending parity

“When history looks back on this period, I do not want people to see a U.S. Congress which worked overtime to protect billionaires and large corporations but turned its back on providing health care to vulnerable children.”

Here’s the first state to freeze enrollment to Children’s Health Insurance...

In six states – Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Texas, Utah and Virginia – officials have said they will end the state programs completely if Congress doesn't approve funding.

The Republican Party’s sickness of the soul

There is, indeed, a “poverty of spirit” at work here.

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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Secretary of Defense opposes invoking Insurrection Act, a rebuke to President Trump

"The option to use active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations—we are not in one of those situations now."

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Trump’s presidency is over

By having no constructive response to any of the monumental crises now convulsing America, Trump has abdicated his office.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.