Articles about "Children"

Feb 20, 2018

President Trump submitted his budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2019 to Congress on Monday, as Congress still works to finalize funding levels for the current fiscal year.  Overall, the budget proposes cutting approximately 5 percent from...

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Nov 02, 2017

Presenters include: 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
Frank Clemente, Americans for Tax Fairness
Deborah Weinstein, Coalition on Human Needs
Jim Weill, FRAC (Moderator)

The tax cut plan to be taken up in the House Committee on Ways and Means star...

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May 22, 2015

With the reintroduction of a bill in the House and Senate, it seems Members of Congress are still hoping to push early education legislation through this Congress.  The Strong Start for America’s Children Act, originally introduced in 2013,...

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May 19, 2015

Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee introduced the Strong Start for America’s Children Act, legislation that would expand quality preschool programs. ...

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Jul 11, 2014

This week's legislative issues to be updated and a report of interest to the Title I community.


Workforce Investment Opportunity Act passed the House and has been sent to the President for his signature. The measure has been awaiting...

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Mar 29, 2014

There is movement in the Congress on education legislation.  As previously reported there are nine major education programs with authorizations that have been extended by either the appropriations process or by the General Education Provisi...

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