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Obama signs SCHIP reauthorization, expansion (access required)

The U.S. House approved legislation Feb. 4 reauthorizing and expanding access to state-run health care programs for children, the final step before sending the measure to the White House. House members voted 290-135 in favor of the measure. The bill had been returned to the House after the Senate amended the original version last week.The ...

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