Lawmakers are looking to expand federal subsidies for children’s health insurance with a new tobacco tax. President Bush has vowed to veto a bipartisan bill he calls an attempt to federalize medicine.


  • Laurie Norris attorney, Public Justice Center
  • Grace-Marie Turner president of the Galen Institute
  • Robert Greenstein founder and executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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