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First Focus President Bruce Lesley was interviewed for CNN on June 14, 2017 speaking about the impact of cuts to the Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP) program. 

 

These states are the best, worst for raising children (CNN)

(CNN) – New Hampshire is the best state in which to raise a child, while Mississippi is the worst, according to a report published Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

The study measured 2015 data from the private Population Reference Bureau on the topics of economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.
Top states for overall child well-being were New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and Minnesota, with Iowa and Connecticut tied for fifth place.
 
The five worst states for overall child well-being were Arizona….