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Senate Proceeding 01-27-09 on Jan 27th, 2009 :: 0:58:55 to 1:02:15
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Sherrod Brown

0:58:51 to 0:59:11( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: yet we mortgag those very children's future by honest how we are going about doing it, and for it and what the results will be. with that, i yield the floor.

Sherrod Brown

0:58:55 to 1:02:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Sherrod Brown

0:59:12 to 0:59:32( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: the presiding officer: the senator from ohio. mr. brown: i appreciate the words of the senator from oklahoma. he and i have worked, from our time in the house, worked on international health legislation together. we come at things from very different perspectives. but i would love to hear more

Sherrod Brown

0:59:33 to 0:59:57( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: about his plan on joint children's health to extend universal coverage to all children. i heard words today ... i was morning after leaving my mother in mansfield and heard bill consen dignead of a premiere children's hospital in my state

Sherrod Brown

1:00:00 to 1:00:20( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: and in our cou mr. consendign i believe called it kids' care which may be similar to what senator coburn was talking about. i want to disagreement, though, briefly with senator coburn's comments about we absolutely want to -- we don't want just

Sherrod Brown

1:00:21 to 1:00:41( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: 50% of children covered that are in 200% of poverty or 300% or beyond. we've done generally fai but locating those children and signing them up. those children that are eligible. this legislation goes a good bit further. and the efforts to, if you will, encourage, find those children

Sherrod Brown

1:00:42 to 1:01:02( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: who are eligible and sign them up, those efforts have b bipartisan in the last dozen years. the presiding officer from vermont has been part of this. hhe's always had an abiding, intense interest with children's this back a couple of sessions ago, senator frist and senator

Sherrod Brown

1:01:03 to 1:01:23( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: bingaman, a democrat from new mexico, and senator lugar, a republican from indiana, with senator bingaman senator grassley, a republican from iowa, senator hatch a from utah. all of them have been part of and many on my side of the aisle have been part of finding ways to get people to sign up, simplification of paperwork and

Sherrod Brown

1:01:24 to 1:01:44( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: bureaucratic requirements, including language directly from senators lugar and bingaman. providing and enrollment, which is language originally introduced by senators bingaman and frist. it's been pushed and supported impi senators grassley and hatch in the legislation in the last congress. provides for incentives for states to encourage them to

Sherrod Brown

1:01:45 to 1:02:05( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: provide coverage for these eligible unenrolled chin. we can certainly learn from senator this legislation really is replete with more children in. we don't want to -- it doesn't mean we don't enlaunch the eligibility to 300%

Sherrod Brown

1:02:06 to 1:02:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: of poverty, nor does it mean we don't look down the road -- i hope sooner or later with the relationship that senator

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