Medicaid cuts will hurt kids, K-12 education | Guest column

Congress is making momentous decisions that could fundamentally reshape U.S. health care with a serious negative impact on our most vulnerable children. The House of Representatives already voted in favor of $880 billion in cuts to Medicaid, the program that covers one in three American children.

Local critics have focused on the immense harm that would come from taking $2 billion away from Pennsylvania by 2020 and threaten healthcare that reaches 2.8 million residents.

Make no mistake, Medicaid cuts are a backdoor cut to K-12 education funding.

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