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Statement for the Record: Free Speech Under Attack — Book Bans and Academic Censorship

| April 12, 2022 |

Bruce Lesley submitted this testimony for the record to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties regarding


Comment on Child Nutrition Programs & Transitional Standards for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium

| March 24, 2022 |

First Focus on Children submitted the following comment in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) “Child Nutrition Programs: Transitional Standards for Milk,


Statement for the Record: Protecting Youth Mental Health

| March 1, 2022 |

First Focus submitted this statement for the record regarding the February 15, 2022 hearing on “Protecting Youth Mental Health” held by the U.S. Senate


Comment on the continuation of the Household Pulse Survey

| July 31, 2020 |

First Focus on Children submitted the following comment to the Office of Management and Budget. Excerpt: The coronavirus pandemic has hit the United States


Comment: Proposed change to National School Lunch & Breakfast Program would weaken school nutrition standards

| April 22, 2020 |

First Focus on Children submitted the following comments in strong opposition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) “Simplifying Meal Service and Monitoring Requirements


Comment: Considerations for Additional Measures of Poverty

| April 14, 2020 |

First Focus on Children submitted the following comments urging the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend or reopen the comment period on


Statement for the Record: Hearing on the way forward on border security

| March 6, 2019 |

First Focus on Children submitted the following statement for the record to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security. Excerpt from the


Statement for the Record: The implications of the reinterpretation of The Flores Settlement Agreement for border security and illegal immigration incentives

| September 18, 2018 |

First Focus on Children submitted the following statement for the record to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Excerpt from the


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