Tuesday, March 06, 2007

they HAVE jobs, they just don't have insurance

instead of sending BILLIONS to iraq (and other places that do NOT warrant it - some do by the way) why not spend it on OUR OWN CHILDREN? health care AND education and NOW. we need it NOW

Insuring Connecticut's children
by News Channel 8's Mark Davis (Hartford-WTNH) _
There are thousands of uninsured children and leaders at both the state and federal level are calling for an expansion of the HUSKY health care program.
Sandy Prisk of East Hartford came to the Capitol today to explain that with three kids and four jobs between her and her husband, the HUSKY health care program is a necessity.
"It's one less thing that I need to worry about for my kids. I know that there's insurance and I can go to the doctor when they need to go to the doctor," said Prisk.
The importance of good health care for kids is apparently obvious to almost everyone. The New Haven based Connecticut Voices for Children group released a survey today that shows nearly 90% of the public wants uninsured children covered......

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