President Bush has turned his back on New York’s children

Assemblyman Philip Ramos:
President Bush: Wrong on health care!
Bush veto squashes states’ ability to provide much-needed health care to children

During this year’s budget negotiations, Assemblyman Ramos worked to pass legislation to expand New York’s Child Health Insurance Program to children in families making $68,000 annually for a family of three - which would cover an additional 70,000 uninsured children.

Sadly, the Bush administration is once again ignoring those who need the most help by rejecting New York State’s effort to expand this health insurance program.

In fact, the Bush administration has implemented a new policy that cripples states’ efforts to cover more children and imposes tremendous obstacles. In addition, President Bush vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have expanded coverage to millions of uninsured children nationwide.

photo Assemblyman Ramos will fight to get children the health care coverage they need

Assemblyman Ramos will stand with Governor Spitzer as he leads a bipartisan, multi-state lawsuit to force President Bush to undo the harm he’s done. Assemblyman Ramos will also stand with the New York congressional delegation in their efforts to override the president’s veto and get the health care coverage our children need and deserve.

"Just when we thought President Bush couldn’t sink any lower with his public policies, he vetoes a bill that would have provided health care to millions of uninsured children nationwide. It’s absolutely shocking."
- Assemblyman Philip Ramos

Make your voice heard!

Join Assemblyman Ramos in opposing President Bush’s veto that denies crucial health care to 70,000 uninsured New York children by filling out the form below and sending it to his district office. Assemblyman Ramos will then deliver all forms to Dennis G. Smith, director of the federal Center for Medicaid and State Operations.

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I oppose President Bush’s veto of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. We have a responsibility to provide access to health insurance for all New York’s children, and I urge President Bush and Dennis Smith not to turn their backs on them.



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Assemblyman Philip Ramos • 1010 Suffolk Ave. • Brentwood, NY 11717

"I oppose the Bush administration’s disastrous health care policy that shows no compassion for our children’s health and well-being."
- Assemblyman
Philip Ramos