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In Utah approximately 19,500 kids are on the Children’s Health Insurance Program, also known as CHIP. It provides coverage for uninsured kids in low-to-middle-income households. But so far, the reauthorization of that program has stalled in Congress. 

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Republican state lawmaker Dan Hemmert was reading headlines about Orrin Hatch’s Senate seat last month that worried him.