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Trafficking Bill a Step Forward, Advocates Say

| April 22, 2015 |

Washington – The United States Senate today passed legislation aimed at improving protections and support for victims of human trafficking. The Justice for Victims

Hanna among lawmakers to receive Champion for Children award

| April 20, 2015 |

Rome Sentinel Rep. Richard L. Hanna has been presented a Champion for Children award by the First Focus Campaign for Children, recognizing his leadership

Hanna Named ‘Champion For Children’

| April 18, 2015 |

WBIX AM By Luke Tubia Representative Richard Hanna has been named a 2013 ‘Champion for Children’ by the First Focus Campaign for Children. First

Letter: Federal reforms needed to help foster kids

| April 18, 2015 |

Greenville News Yes, Columbia must do more to oversight of and care for foster children (“DSS child welfare caseloads still high, agency says,” April

Obama Signs SGR Replacement Bill, Halts 21% Physician Payment Cut

| April 17, 2015 |

California Healthline The Senate on Tuesday voted 92-8 in favor of the House-approved measure, which calls for providing a 0.5% annual payment increase through

Foster funding needs federal attention

| April 16, 2015 |

The Durango Herald By Bruce Lesley It’s encouraging that Denver is taking action on child abuse and neglect (Herald, April 8). But Washington also

‘Doc Fix’ Deal Opens Health Battles Ahead

| April 16, 2015 |

CQ By Melissa Attias Congress may have finally put an end to the cycle of 17 short-tem “doc fixes” with the passage of legislation

Bill Cracks Down on Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

| April 16, 2015 |

Washington – The bipartisan children’s advocacy group First Focus Campaign for Children today endorsed legislation, sponsored by Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and Congressman David

Children’s Advocates Commend Senate CHIP Effort

| April 15, 2015 |

Washington – Today, Senator Michael Bennet offered an amendment to the Medicare “Sustainable Growth Rate” (SGR) legislative package that would have extended funding for

Children’s Advocates Applaud Wyden Commitment on CHIP Amendment

| April 10, 2015 |

Washington – United States Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) Thursday committed to push for a four-year extension of the bipartisan Children’s Health Insurance Program, indicating