Action Alert – Tell Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Today, ask our U.S. Representatives to make children’s health care a priority by supporting the bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).


On Thursday, Congress will vote to extend funding for CHIP, a program that provides health coverage for over 55,000 Nebraska children. We’re asking you to act TODAY.

Contact Nebraska’s members of Congress and urge them to support H.R. 2, the bipartisan bill that extends funding for the very important CHIP program.

U.S. Congressmen

District 1 – Rep. Jeff Fortenberry


D.C. Office: (202) 225-4806

Local Office: (402) 438-1598

District 2 – Rep. Brad Ashford


D.C. Office: (202) 225-4155

Local Office:  402-916-5678

District 3Rep. Adrian Smith


D.C. Office: (202) 225-6435

Local Office: (308) 384-3900

Here’s a sample message:

“Ensuring all Nebraska children have the opportunity to grow up healthy is critical to the future of our communities and our state. I urge you to extend funding for CHIP. Please act quickly to ensure that Nebraska kids can continue get coverage from CHIP without interruption. I’m asking you to vote YES on H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, so Nebraska children and families that rely on CHIP will continue to have access to affordable, high quality health care.


Sincerely, [your name]”

You can call their office, leave a voicemail if it’s after hours, or send an email. Your voice is very important. Please take action today to ensure more than 55,000 Nebraska children can maintain their health coverage through CHIP.

Thank you for your help.


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