Health - Senate Panel OKs Child Healt...

Health - Senate Panel OKs Child Health Bill

There are 1 comment on the First Coast News Jacksonville story from Jul 19, 2007, titled Health - Senate Panel OKs Child Health Bill. In it, First Coast News Jacksonville reports that:

Brushing aside threats of a presidential veto, a Senate committee on Thursday approved a five-year, $35 billion expansion of a children's health insurance program that would be financed through higher tobacco ...

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#1 Jul 20, 2007
I work for a cigar manufacturer and find that if this bill is not canned, some people can be out of a job. If smokers don't buy the cigars then many people will have to be laid off. Companies won't be able to afford to keep the number of workers they currently have and will have to shut down parts of the plant. If you oppose this bill, please let your state senator and the President know.

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