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Nine Million Reasons to Extend CHIP Funding Now

| September 20, 2017 |

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was originally published on Medium. In the midst of the chaos that is Washington, D.C., Congress is gambling with the health


West Virginia Event Highlights Need to Put Kids First in Federal Budget

| September 19, 2017 |

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was originally published at the Children’s Budget Coalition website. What does it look like to make children and families a priority


Millions of Kids are Food Insecure, But Nutrition Programs Can Help

| September 13, 2017 |

No child should have to worry about whether his or her family will be able to afford to put food on the table. But


Hurricanes and Medicaid Caps ‘Do Not Mix’

| September 11, 2017 |

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was originally published on Medium. Why the Current Sen. Graham Should Heed the Warnings of a Former Sen. Graham Sens. Lindsey Graham


Trump Administration Ends DACA, Creating Uncertainty for Hundreds of Thousands of Children and Families

| September 8, 2017 |

Earlier this week, the Trump Administration announced that it would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which has been in


The Fate of CHIP: 17 Legislative Days Till CHIP Funding Expires

| August 30, 2017 |

After a busy spring and summer on Capitol Hill, the halls of Congress are quiet this week. But that will change very quickly when


Senate Health Bill Violates Principle to ‘Do No Harm’

| July 27, 2017 |

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was originally published on Medium. Back in January, First Focus Campaign for Children (FFCC) signed a letter with all the other major


Children and Families Facing Eviction Briefing

| July 21, 2017 |

“Kids often go without enough to eat because the rent eats first,” said Dr. Matthew Desmond at a briefing on Capitol Hill earlier this


Senators Give Emotional Call to Stand with DREAMERS

| July 21, 2017 |

In a joint press conference on Thursday, July 20th Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced the reintroduction of the DREAM


Creating a Roadmap to Help Children & Families Facing Eviction

| July 19, 2017 |

Today, the First Focus Campaign for Children released a set of recommendations to address the barriers to stability faced by the millions of children