Campaign News

Press Releases and Statements

American Academy of Pediatrics: Pediatricians Push to Solve Plight of 9 Million Uninsured Children (July 11, 2006)

American Federation of Teachers: Statement by Antonia Cortese, Executive Vice President, American Federation of Teachers (July 11, 2006)

American Public Health Association: APHA Supports the Campaign for Children's Health Care to Increase Coverage among Nation's Children (July 11, 2006)

Catholic Health Association: Catholic Health Association Proud to Join Campaign for Children's Health Care—No More Excuses: It Is Time to Cover All Children (July 11, 2006)

Child Welfare League of America: Statement from Shay Bilchik, President and CEO of the Child Welfare League of American, on the Launch of the Campaign for Children's Health Care (July 11, 2006)

Docs for Tots: Doctor Advocates Tout Importance of Health Insurance for All Children (July 11, 2006)

Families USA: Campaign for Children's Health Care Seeks to Make Expanded Health Cover for Children a National Priority (July 11, 2006) 

News from the Campaign

Letter to the Senate Finance Committee Announcing the Campaign Launch (July 24, 2006)

Opinion: "Speaker's stand . . . All Children Deserve Health Coverage," The Anniston Star, by Ron Pollack (July 24, 2006)

"Another Campaign to Cover the Uninsured, But With a Focus on Kids," CQ HealthBeat News, by John Reichard (July 12, 2006)

Analysis: " Kids' Health a National Priority," United Press International, by Olga Pierce (July 12, 2006)

"Groups Launch Campaign Pushing Kids' Health Care," National Journal's Congress Daily (July 12, 2006)

"Coalition to push for solution to uninsured children," Modern Healthcare, by Matthew DoBias (July 11, 2006)

"Campaign for Child Healthcare Launched," The Associated Press (appeared on Web sites and was broadcast over TV and radio)

TV Coverage

  • CNN Headline News, July 11, 2006
  • KFWB News 980, KFWB (Independent), Los Angeles
  • Good Day Arizona, KMSB (FOX), Tucson
  • Good Day Arizona, KTVK (Independent), Phoenix
  • CBS 11 News This Morning at 9AM, KTVT (CBS), Dallas/Ft. Worth
  • 6 News at 5 and at 11, WLNS (CBS), Lansing, MI
  • News 13 at Noon, WLOS (ABC), Greenville-Spartanburg, SC; Asheville, NC; Anderson, SC
  • NBC 15 Noon News, WPMI (NBC), Mobile, AL; Pensacola and Ft Walton Beach, FL

Radio Coverage

  • CNN Radio, July 11, 2006
  • Campaign for Child Healthcare Launched, AP Radio, July 11, 2006
  • Southern Urban Radio Networks, July 11, 2006
  • Mornings with Moss, Washington Post Radio, July 13, 2006

Children's Health Care in the News

Check out the latest news stories featuring children's health insurance coverage across the US.


  • "Security begins at home," Newstex, by David L. Jaffe (February 27, 2007)
  • "Guarantee Health Insurance for Kids," Salt Lake Tribune from The Los Angeles Times, by Ronald Brownstein (October 16, 2006)
  • "Most Uninsured Children's Parents Work," Boston Globe from The Associated Press, by Kevin Freking (September 28, 2006)
  • "Anaylsis: Parents of Uninsured Kids Work," UPI, by Olga Pierce (September 29, 2006)
  • "Uninsured Kids Have Stable Families," Reuters, by Maggie Fox (September 28, 2006)




  • "St. Vincent's hosts satellite broadcast," Connecticut Post, Bridgeport (January 11, 2007)


  • "Legislature 2006: Taylor: Insure All Kids," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, by Sonji Jacobs (January 10, 2006)




  • "Event will advocate for children's health care funding; A meeting today at Maine Med will let lawmakers know if people value Medicaid coverage for kids," Portland Press Herald (January 11, 2007)



New York

  • “Essay contest,” The Times Union, Albany, (February 9, 2007)
  • "Girl awarded for essay on pneumonia," The Syracuse Post-Standard, by Amber Smith (January 23, 2007)
  • "Advocates push for expanded children's health coverage," The Journal News, Lower Hudson Valley, By Len Maniace (January 13, 2007)