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The Case for Investing in Children Has Never Been Stronger

By the end of fiscal year 2018, the federal government will have spent approximately $331.2 billion (about 8 percent of total spending) on children, according to a report released Thursday by First Focus, a bipartisan...
Continuing Resolutions Leave Kids

Continuing Resolutions Leave Kids Hanging in the Balance

This week, Congress faces yet another deadline to fund the government for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18). Of course, the start of FY18 is long behind us—107 days, to be specific. Unable to compromise on...
Running on Empty

Running On Empty: CHIP Funding Could Run Out Jan. 19 For Some States

Some states are facing a mid-January loss of funding for their Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) despite spending approved by Congress in late December that was expected to keep the program running for three...
Opiod Crisis

House Hearing Highlights Needs of Children in Opioid Crisis

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development held a joint hearing on Wednesday, November 8 titled: Close to Home: How Opioids...


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