Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices ePubs Subscribe Archives
Today is October 4, 2015
home news sports feature opinionfyi society obits multimedia

Front Page » October 16, 2007 » Opinion » Letter to the Editor: Loyalty misplaced
Published 2,910 days ago

Letter to the Editor: Loyalty misplaced

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Salt Lake City


The president's veto of the State Children's Health Insurance Program is incomprehensible. There are nine million children in our country who do not have health insurance coverage. Covering kids is a smart investment; it saves money and helps kids do better in school.

I applaud Senator Hatch and Congressman Matheson for their vote last week to cover 3.8 million uninsured children. This bill would enable millions of American children who would otherwise be uninsured to get the coverage they need. The annual cost of this is what we spend in Iraq in 41 days.

The State Children's Health Insurance Program has been a real bipartisan success story; it has helped cut the number of uninsured children by one third over the past 10 years.

Our members of congress will have another chance to vote on the needs of our kids in a veto-override vote set to take place this week. I hope the rest of our delegation will change their votes.

Their loyalty to the president is misplaced.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Top of Page

October 16, 2007
Recent Opinion
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories

Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Sun Advocate, 2000-2013. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Sun Advocate.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us