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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


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