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Healthcare for Kids At Risk

Federal funding for some healthcare programs has expired, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP. It covers around 180,000 kids in the state and Congress missed a deadline for reauthorization. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin says the problem can be fixed but CHIP is at risk of running out of funding in about 6 months. 

Meetings are underway on Capitol Hill to work on the problem according to Durbin and he wants to see reauthorization done by the end of the week. 

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