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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

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

More Than 300 Organizations Urge Change to Diaper Policy

| February 17, 2016 |

Washington – The Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act (HR. 4055) received a boost of support today as more than 300

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

Fair Day in Court Bill Would Drastically Improve Outcomes for Refugee Children

| February 11, 2016 |

Washington – Access to legal counsel dramatically improves the outcomes of Central American refugee children seeking asylum in the United States and new legislation

Child C.A.R.E. Act Offers Low-Cost, High-Quality Options for Working Families

| February 10, 2016 |

Washington – Working families seeking relief from growing childcare costs could have greater access to low-cost, high-quality child care under new legislation introduced today