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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 2:11:35 to 2:12:45
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Shelley Berkley

2:11:31 to 2:11:52( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: these hospitals all deserve the right to continue to serve their community. that's the american way. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman fr mr. stark. mr stark: madam speaker, at this time i'm pleased to recognize the distinguished gelewoman from nevada, ms. berkley, for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from nevada is recognized for one minute. ms. berkley: i thank the gentleman for yielding.

Shelley Berkley

2:11:35 to 2:12:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Shelley Berkley

Shelley Berkley

2:11:53 to 2:12:14( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: i rise in support of this long due -- long overdue legislation. coming from a state with one of the highest percentages of uninsured children, it is essential to re-authorize schip to extend the program to cover more low-income, uninsured children. in 2007, more than 40,000 youngsters benefited from the nevada checkup program.

Shelley Berkley

2:12:15 to 2:12:35( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: this bill will enable nevada to continue coverage for these children and to reach out to a portion of the 70,000 children currently eligible who remain uninsured. this bill also includes funding to improve outreach to eligible populations, increase funding and the focus on outreach and enrollment will help extend

Shelley Berkley

2:12:36 to 2:12:45( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: coverage to thousands of additional nevada children and additional four million kids nationwide. i urge my colleagues to support this bill. i look forward to having a president in the white house

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