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New legislation makes child care a national priority

| February 10, 2016 |

Securing safe and affordable child care remains a significant challenge for millions of working parents and their children. Sixty-five percent of children under age

We did it! Asthma education provision passes Congress

| January 13, 2016 |

Asthma is a leading cause of chronic school absenteeism, a medical condition that can seriously hinder a student’s academic success. Students miss 14 million

Senators Casey, Murray and Warren introduce Foster EITC Act to expand important tax credit for former foster youth

| December 2, 2015 |

In late November, Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Foster EITC Act, a bill intended to increase

November is National Adoption Month

| November 23, 2015 |

November is National Adoption Month. For the last nineteen years, this month has been a time to celebrate families who have adopted children in

C-A-C-F-P: What it means for our youngest kids

| November 10, 2015 |

Nutrition is critical to the early health, brain development and future success of our children. Hungry and food insecure children cannot learn as much or

Senate Champions for Children take action to cut child poverty and reduce racial disparities

| October 30, 2015 |

Thirty-seven percent of African American children in the United States are living in poverty, a rate that is among the highest in our nation. For

Medicaid provides critical health coverage for young people aging out of foster care

| July 31, 2015 |

As Medicaid turns 50, we reflect on its milestones in providing health care coverage for vulnerable youth in this country, including children in the

Senator Casey Introduces Legislation to Ensure that Former Foster Youth Can Access Health Coverage

| July 23, 2015 |

Today, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Act of 2015. This legislation removes a significant barrier to health