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Fact Sheet: Aid to Children and Families in the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800)

| May 22, 2020 |

As part of ongoing efforts to address the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic crisis, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic


Fact Sheet: Aid to Children During Coronavirus Outbreak

| April 2, 2020 |

As the spread of the coronavirus has grown, the vulnerabilities within our system have become clear. Children and families living in poverty already lack


The Finkenauer-Buchanan ‘CARING for Kids Act: Protecting the Health of 10 Million Children

| March 19, 2020 |

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) quietly goes about its business and provides comprehensive, effective, pediatric-focused health care for 10 million children in this


Fact Sheet: Impact of the President’s 2021 Budget on Nutrition

| March 13, 2020 |

The President’s Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget includes several harmful budget cuts and policy proposals that would drastically undermine food assistance programs that serve


Fact Sheet: Impact of the President’s 2021 Budget on Housing

| March 2, 2020 |

On February 10th,  President Trump presented his budget request for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) to Congress, outlining his spending priorities for the coming year.


Fact Sheet: Impact of the President’s 2021 Budget on Income Support

| March 2, 2020 |

On February 10th, President Trump presented his budget request for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) to Congress, outlining his spending priorities for the coming year.


Fact Sheet: Impact of the President’s 2021 Budget on Children

| February 27, 2020 |

On February 10, 2020, President Trump released the administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) $4.8 trillion budget request. Once again, this administration’s budget proposal includes


Fact Sheet: Impact of the President’s 2021 Budget on Health

| February 25, 2020 |

On February 10, 2020, President Trump released his Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget proposal to Congress. The FY21 budget request totals $4.8 trillion for


Fact Sheet: Impact of the President’s 2021 Budget on Education

| February 25, 2020 |

Similar to past years, the Trump administration has released a budget proposal that seeks deep cuts to federal spending on children. One area that


A Snapshot of Children in Poverty in 2018

| October 7, 2019 |

According to the Census Bureau’s Official Poverty Measure (OPM), 16.2 percent of children were living in poverty in 2018. View our fact sheet to