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May 10, 2011 12:33 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Republicans Cut Funds For School-Based Health Centers

Last week, the GOP continued its quest to dismantle parts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with 232 House Republicans voting to cut funding for School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) — medical facilities that provide children with access to primary care at school. In a report, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) rationalized defunding the SBHCs with claims that the "incoherent" authorization will pay for clinic construction but not for staffing and that it duplicates funding for community health centers — neither of which is true. Rather than eliminating wasteful spending, House Republicans have moved to take away valuable resources from effective primary care facilities for children.

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April 19, 2011 4:32 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Upton to WH: Secret Meetings For Me, But Not For Thee

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April 12, 2011 11:29 am ET filed under Blog

CNN Poll: Majority Of Americans Want The Government To Fund The Health Care Law

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March 22, 2011 1:06 pm ET filed under Blog

AT&T And T-Mobile PACs Gave Big Bucks To GOP Committee Chairs Overseeing Merger

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January 05, 2011 6:00 pm ET filed under Video

Rep. Upton Struggles To Explain His Carbon Backpedal

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January 03, 2011 11:41 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Upton Struggles To Explain His Carbon Backpedal

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July 13, 2009 5:53 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Upton Gets It Wrong On Cap-And-Trade

On July 13, 2009, Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) wrote an "ideas piece" on Politico in which he falsely claimed cap-and-trade would increase energy bills "by thousands" and cause job losses.  In reality, the American Clean Energy and Security Act would create jobs in every state and help America become more energy independent, all for the price of a postage stamp per day.

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