Community Health Clinic Funding Doubled Under Bush
During his two terms in office, President Bush doubled federal financing for community health centers, allowing the creation or expansion of 1,297 clinics in medically underserved areas. A New York Times editorial commends the president for his support of community health centers, as well as significantly increasing U.S. support to curb HIV/AIDS.
- "Expansion of Clinics Shapes Bush Legacy" (Sack, New York Times, 12/26/08).
- "Mr. Bush's Health Care Legacy" (New York Times, 1/3).