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I felt uneasy as I was doing my usual scroll through the daily news last week and read about child sexual abuse, child abuse...

How a New Rule on Short-Term Health Care Plans Jeopardizes the...

Remember the relief and happiness so many Americans felt when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed because finally their health insurance would cover their...

4 Reasons Why The FAMILY Act Is The Right Paid Leave...

The United States lags behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to paid family leave. We are the only OECD (Organization for...

Children Are Not the Property of This Administration to Recklessly Traumatize:...

The Trump Administration has been engaging in the practice of separating children from their parents at the border. Texas courts are filling up with immigrant parents...

House TANF Bill Does Not Go Far Enough in Reducing Child...

Last week, the House Ways & Means Committee passed the Joining Opportunity with Benefits and Services (JOBS) for Success Act (H.R. 5861), which reauthorizes...

The Greatest Investment in Our Pediatric Workforce Needs Support

The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the Children’s Hospital Graduate Education Program (CHGME) this week. This vital program trains physicians...

School Shootings a Tiny Fraction of Violence That Menaces Youth

The best way to stop school violence is to stop all youth violence. School violence really is a form of youth violence. It is...

School Safety: Lack of Science Makes It a Shot in the...

In 1996, the Republican Congress threatened to defund the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention if the CDC didn’t stop researching deaths from guns....

4 Takeaways From Trump’s Plan To Rescind CHIP Funding

President Donald Trump wants to employ a rarely used budget maneuver called “rescission” to eliminate $15 billion in federal spending, including $7 billion from...

This Foster Care Month, Pass Laws to Improve the Lives of...

May is National Foster Care Month. Last week President Trump issued a statement in support of this recognition and expressed gratitude for the thousands...

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