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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Republicans who represent states that are about to run out of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will hold a press conference. They will call on Democrats to stop holding CHIP funding hostage and to support passage this week.
A live stream will be available on Twitter at @HouseGOP.
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR)
House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
House Republican members
WHEN: Approximately 5:45 p.m. ET
WHERE: Studio B, the Capitol
CONTACT: Conference Communications Office, 202-225-5107
WASHINGTON, DC – Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced today that a second round of broadband infrastructure bills have been introduced by #SubCommTech members. The bills focus on supporting innovation and advancing broadband infrastructure in rural communities.
H.R. ____, “Making Available Plans to Promote Investment in Next Generation Networks without Overbuilding and Waste (MAPPING NOW) Act,” sponsored by Representatives Bill Johnson (R-OH) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY)
The bill would direct the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to conduct a National Broadband...
WASHINGTON, DC – Later this week, the House of Representatives will consider a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will contain a provision to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The provision will extend funding for CHIP for six years, the longest extension of CHIP in the program’s history. In recent days, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has updated its scoring of the provision, projecting a net savings over a six-year window.
“It’s long past time we advance this vital extension – kids can’t wait any longer....