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Legislation with Mental Health Reforms, Opioid Prevention Funding Heads to Senate

| December 1, 2016 |

YouthToday 12/1/2016 A major medical innovation bill that could help children and families with mental health reforms and funding to fight opioid addiction is

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

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

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

Outside Groups: Cutting the Social Services Block Grant Harms Children, Seniors

| March 16, 2016 |

Ways & Means Committee Democrats 3/16/16 Today, Ways and Means Republicans will vote to end the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) – a policy

Sinema, Katko Introduce Legislation to Help Arizonans Prepare, Save for Parenthood

| March 11, 2016 |

Office of U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema 3/11/16 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) and Congressman John Katko (NY-24) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to

Crowley Bill Extends Access to Affordable Quality Child Care

| February 24, 2016 |

The Queens Gazette 2/24/16 The Child Care Access to Resources for Early-Learning (CARE) Act, which would expand access to affordable, quality child care for

Democratic Senators Want To Provide More Lawyers To Help Immigrant Kids Avoid Deportation

| February 12, 2016 |

ThinkProgress By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee 2/12/16 At immigration court hearings, young children clutching teddy bears for comfort have been known to face off against trained government

In Our View: Fight Now or Pay Later

| February 9, 2016 |

The Columbian Editorial Board 2/7/16 Homeless crisis has huge impact on kids, and timely action is necessary There is a school of thought, one

Where did you spend the night? Counting NJ’s homeless

| January 27, 2016 | By Sergio Bichao 1/27/2016 Nonprofit organizations and government agencies will spend Wednesday asking people on the streets and in shelters where they spent