Jones calls for extension to community health center funding

February 6, 2018

By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama, signed onto a bipartisan letter to Senate leadership Monday calling for the re-authorization of a fund crucial for community health centers across the country.

Authorization for the Community Health Center Fund — which supports centers that provide health services to millions of the nation’s most medically underserved — ran out on Sept. 30, 2017, the same time funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program expired.

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