Letters and Correspondences Resources

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Our Comments on the Proposed Public Charge Rule

| December 7, 2018 |

On December 7, 2018, First Focus submitted comments on the proposed public charge rule. In short, the administration’s public charge rule would lead to

Letter to HHS on Changes to the Unaccompanied Alien Children’s (UAC) Program

| November 30, 2018 |

First Focus sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to express our deep concern with recent policy changes to

Letter: From the Children’s Budget Coalition to OMB on the FY 2020 Budget

| October 31, 2018 |

The Children’s Budget Coalition is comprised of more than 70 children’s advocacy organizations with priorities across a diverse range of issues who come together

Letter: American Academy of Pediatrics, First Focus, and Other Groups Express Grave Concern Over EPA Priorities

| October 2, 2018 |

First Focus signed this letter with the American Academy of Pediatrics and dozens of other groups expressing grave concern about Dr. Ruth Ethel’s suspension

Letter: Comments to HHS on South Dakota Work Requirements Waiver

| September 26, 2018 |

The waiver submitted by South Dakota seeks to impose work requirements on a portion of the state’s Medicaid recipients. Since South Dakota declined to

Letter: Comments to NIH on Maternal and Infant Mortality Study

| September 25, 2018 |

First Focus had the opportunity to provide a comment letter for the October 23, 2018 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health at

Comments to HHS on work requirement waivers by Mississippi and Kentucky

| August 21, 2018 |

First Focus submitted these public comments to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the work requirement waivers submitted

Comments: Proposed Information Collection on 2020 Census

| August 2, 2018 |

First Focus submitted this public comment letter on the Proposed Information Collection on 2020 Census, Docket No. USBC-201-0005. View the comments. Excerpt: Therefore, the inclusion

Letter to Congress: Limiting Access to Housing Assistance Hurts Families and Children

| May 7, 2018 |

Access to housing assistance remains extremely limited—only one in four families who are eligible for rent assistance in the United States receive it. First

First Focus Comment on Proposed SNAP Time Limit

| April 11, 2018 |

The US Department of Agriculture is considering changes to its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) time limit rules for Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents,