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Comments: To DHS and HHS on the Proposed Rule Regarding the Apprehension, Processing, Care, and Custody of Alien Minors and Unaccompanied Alien Children

| November 5, 2018 |

First Focus submitted these comments to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services to express strong opposition to


Congressional Testimony: Comments on the Discussion Draft to Reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program

| May 15, 2018 |

First Focus is a bipartisan children’s advocacy organization dedicated to making children and families a priority in federal policy and budget decisions. Our organization


Statement for the Record: Welfare Reform Proposals

| July 21, 2015 |

First Focus submitted comments to the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Human Resources on the discussion draft of the Temporary


The Children’s Health Insurance Program: Protecting America’s Children and Families – Bruce Lesley Testimony

| September 16, 2014 |

First Focus president Bruce Lesley was the lead witness at the September 16, 2014 hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Health


Investing in our Future: The Impact of Federal Budget Decisions on Children

| June 26, 2013 |

First Focus President Bruce Lesley testified at a June 26, 2013, hearing of the Senate Budget Committee. This first-of-its-kind hearing, chaired by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) examined the impacts of federal budget decisions on America’s children.


First Focus Statement for the Record: Hearing on Supplemental Security Income Benefits for Children

| November 8, 2011 |

First Focus submitted this statement for the record regarding the October 27, 2011, U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources


Statement for the Record: Innovations in Child Welfare Waivers: Starting on the Pathway to Reform

| March 10, 2011 |

First Focus submitted this statement for the record regarding the March 10, 2011 United States Senate Committee Finance Hearing titled Innovations in Child Welfare


Childhood Obesity: The Declining Health of America’s Next Generation

| July 16, 2008 |

On July 16, 2008, First Focus President Bruce Lesley testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions’ Subcommittee on Children &


Hearing on the Health Equity and Accountability Act (H.R. 3014)

| June 23, 2008 |

On June 24, 2008, First Focus President Bruce Lesley testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health to discuss the


Covering Uninsured Kids: Missed Opportunities for Moving Forward

| January 29, 2008 |

On January 29, First Focus President Bruce Lesley testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health Hearing and discussed “Covering