Obama signs Pallone SCHIP bill

President Barack Obama, surrounded by members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-Long Branch), far left, finishes signing the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) legislation. The SCHIP legislation extends health coverage to 4 million uninsured children from low income homes at a cost of $32.8 billion through 2013.

Pallone, the Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, was the prime sponsor of the legislation in the House.

Obama signs Pallone SCHIP bill