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New Housing Data Misses the Mark on Family Homelessness

| October 26, 2016 |

Washington – Advocates for homeless children and youth say the annual estimate of homelessness in the United States released yesterday by the Department of

Congress Approves Money for Zika, Opiods; Advocates Continue Push for Flint Funding

| September 29, 2016 |

Washington – Congress yesterday voted to pass a continuing resolution (CR), a stopgap measure that prevented a government shutdown. “The government funds so many programs

Senate Leaves for Recess Without Acting on Family First Act

| July 15, 2016 |

Youth Today by Sarah Barr 7/18/16 WASHINGTON — Federal legislation that aims to address the nation’s opioid crisis cleared its last major hurdle this

Campaign for Children Praises House Passage of Family First Act

| June 22, 2016 |

Washington – By voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass the Family First Prevention Services Act (HR.5456), a bipartisan bill

House extends TANF for one year, Doggett goes to bat for kids

| June 21, 2016 |

Washington – The First Focus Campaign for Children welcomes the proposed one-year extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, approved in

Campaign for Children Applauds Bipartisan Support of Family First Prevention Services Act

| June 20, 2016 |

Washington – The First Focus Campaign for Children applauds the introduction of the Family First Prevention Services Act (HR.5456/S.3065), a bipartisan, bicameral commitment to

Campaign for Children Commends Bipartisan Legislation that Improves Mental Health Care for Children

| June 16, 2016 |

Washington – A provision added to a new mental health reform bill provides easier access to comprehensive health services for children who receive care at

Lujan Grisham Introduces Legislation To Provide Stable Funding For Food Banks

| April 28, 2016 |

Los Alamos Daily Post 4/28/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. ― U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham introduced legislation to ensure stable and increased federal funding for emergency

House Child Nutrition Bill Puts Children’s Food Programs at Risk

| April 26, 2016 |

Washington – The House’s version of a bill that funds children’s food programs – both in and out of school – puts kids’ access

Luján Introduces Save For Success Act To Help Hard-Working Families Save For College

| March 23, 2016 |

Los Alamos Daily Post By Chris Clark 3/23/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. ― U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District introduced legislation today to help