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DeLauro says economy will come to a crawl if federal child care funding expires

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, wants to extend the Child Care Stabilization Act along with other Democrats from the House and Senate. The funding will end on Sept. 30 of this year. Democrats joined advocates on Capitol Hill to warn of dire consequences for both families and the nation's economy.

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Protect and strengthen SNAP to nourish our children

Events of recent years have emphasized the health imperative of ensuring the well-being of our most vulnerable citizens, especially our children. Every child deserves a chance to grow, learn and thrive, unburdened by the shackles of hunger. This is a call to action — a plea to Congress to safeguard the future by protecting and strengthening the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Advancing policy solutions that help rural families

The Hill
February 28, 2023

Rural policy is one issue where Republicans and Democrats should be able to find common ground. The new Congress will be presented with a concrete opportunity as it takes up work to pass a new farm bill that will authorize rural development programs at the Department of Agriculture. It’s an opportunity to address the pandemic’s lingering effects on child care, health care, food insecurity and more.

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Support NH child care bill

Valley News
March 1, 2023

For those who care about families, children, and New Hampshire businesses, please support The Child Care for NH Working Families Act (SB 237) currently pending before the New Hampshire Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

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For the sake of working families, New Hampshire must make child care investments

New Hampshire Bulletin
February 20, 2023

Providing safe, quality child care in a child care center is expensive, and the crisis is multifaceted. Now a bill currently under consideration in the state Senate aims to improve New Hampshire’s child care system. The Child Care for Working Families Act includes changes to the N.H. Child Care Scholarship Program regarding eligibility and reimbursement policies. 

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