The letter highlights the lifetime benefits for children who have health care coverage and warns leaders against harmful proposals or actions that would threaten children and family health. The letter comes on the heels of President-Elect Donald Trump's and congressional leaders' promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
The letter and listing of signatories is available on Children Now's website here. The final pdf of the letter is available here.
About Children Now: Children Now is a nonpartisan umbrella research, policy development, and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting children's health, education and well-being in California. Children Now also leads The Children's Movement of California, a grassroots network of more than 1,850 business, education, parent, civil rights, faith, and community-based organizations, as well as thousands of individuals, working together to make children a top priority in public policy. Learn more at www.childrennow.org
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SOURCE Children Now