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Washington takes first step towards improved outcomes for Native children

| June 12, 2015 |

Last Monday, the United States Senate passed a bipartisan bill that would establish a national commission tasked with finding ways for federal programs to

How to end youth unemployment in the United States

| June 5, 2015 |

Yesterday, there was a press conference to discuss legislation that would combat the youth unemployment crisis in the United States. At the HOPE Project

How our federal budget can make kids the priority

| April 13, 2015 |

The Senate and House passed separate budget resolutions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 and are now expected to conference this week to come up

Political Threats to the Health of Children

| March 23, 2015 |

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) turns 18 this year and has been an unqualified success story. Over 8 million children in working families

Sequestration: Stop cutting kids

| February 19, 2015 |

In 2013, sequester relief came in the form of a strong bipartisan agreement, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, crafted by Chairman Paul Ryan

Federal Efforts During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

| January 30, 2015 |

On December 31, 2014, President Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation establishing January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month stating, in part: “Over