Press Releases

Kids’ Advocates to Congress: Hold the Fries

May 20, 2014

Washington — The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy organization, released a letter today urging leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee to reject politically-motivated efforts to undermine science-based nutrition policies for federally-funded nutrition initiatives.

Kids’ Advocates to Congress: Hold the Fries

May 20, 2014

Washington — The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy organization, released a letter today urging leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee to reject politically-motivated efforts to undermine science-based nutrition policies for federally-funded nutrition initiatives.

Casey Bill Would Strengthen Protections for Children in Danger

May 15, 2014

Washington — U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced legislation today to strengthen protections for children victimized by abuse or neglect. While federal law currently requires states to establish mandatory child abuse and neglect reporting laws, it does not delineate who must report abuse and neglect.

Advocates Urge Passage of Bipartisan Pre-K Bill

May 13, 2014

Washington – The First Focus Campaign for Children, a bipartisan children’s advocacy organization, sent a letter today urging members of the United States Senate’s Health, Labor, Education and Pensions (HELP) Committee to pass the Strong Start for America's Children Act (S. 1697).