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Senate Proceeding 01-27-09 on Jan 27th, 2009 :: 0:38:45 to 0:41:00
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Sherrod Brown

0:38:42 to 0:39:02( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: approach to the reauthorization of schip and support the mcconnell amdment the presiding officer: the senator from ohio. mr. brown: i appreciate my friend and colleague from arizona. i -- un, this is a -- the minority leader filed this amendment in 2007. it wasn't wasn't a good idea

Sherrod Brown

0:38:45 to 0:41:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sherrod Brown

Sherrod Brown

0:39:03 to 0:39:24( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: it simply knocks too many children -- these are not rich chirchlt these are kids, these are sons and daughters of people who are working who aren't making a lot of money, aren't making enough that they have health insurance or that they can afford out-of-pocket health insurance. they're working f employers that don't providet, small businesses, some workers. i don't want to do anything, mr. president, that takes away

Sherrod Brown

0:39:25 to 0:39:45( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: the eligibility of those childr the -- and when i hear about the crowd-out provisions senator kyl offered -- discussed, i want to make a couple of comments about that that i just don't think that it --hat it exactly is going to work that way. the "chip" statute already requires states to determine and to monitor weather crowd-out's

Sherrod Brown

0:39:46 to 0:40:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: occurring and to adopt crowdfought it does occur. most states that add more moderate income levels have imposed three- or six-month waiting periods to prevent families from dropping coverage tone floal chip. there maybe a time when families aren't going to want to do that. it not like states want to give away this money. states are squeezed today every

Sherrod Brown

0:40:08 to 0:40:28( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: bit as much as many freams squeezed -- families are have a strong interest in monitoring and prenting crowd-out. they don't want to spend limited resources on children who already h insurance. this bill does a good job targeting the lowest-income children. the new enrollment options, the performance bonus, the outreach funding all help to achieve everyone's shared goals, to

Sherrod Brown

0:40:29 to 0:40:49( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: ensure that the lowest income, most covered. so we -- we accept that my friends on the other side of the aisle want to insure people at 100% or 150% of poverty. but we also want to extend this to families that -- that still don't have insurance for their children because economic situation. these resident congressmen's kids.

Sherrod Brown

0:40:50 to 0:41:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: these are children whose families are -- are working at places that don't offer insurance and don't make enough money that they can out of pocket and come up with insurance -- come up with health care coverage for their

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