The CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009
"Growing up as the son of migrant parents, I was among the millions of American children with no health insurance," Congressman Cuellar said. "I got lucky. Even without health insurance, I grew up into a healthy adult. But I could just as easily have ended up going untreated for a chronic disease or serious injury. It is unacceptable that 1.4 million Texas kids continue to bear that risk today."
On the DTV delay
"Millions of families in the United States - including many in the 28th Congressional District - either have not applied for their coupons or are not fully educated about the transition," Congressman Cuellar said. "In the 28th District, 6,210 households are on a waiting list for a converter coupon - more than in 94% of all congressional districts nationwide."