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Letter: Early learning

As a Save the Children Action Network volunteer, I’m spending this holiday season reflecting on the progress we’ve made for kids in New Hampshire. I’m proud that we’ve expanded access to early learning, like home visiting programs and full-day kindergarten, over the years, but there is still more work to be done.

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Prioritize child care access for Iowa families

I was so thrilled to see Gov. Kim Reynolds discuss the importance of making child care more accessible for Iowa families. As a volunteer with the Save the Children Action Network, I know how these investments can generate positive, long-term effects for children.

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Child care must be a priority for legislators

As a grandmother of four young children who need child care during the day so their parents can work, I see the difficulties that families face when trying to find and keep quality care, even in more populated urban areas. Our "family-friendly" elected officials must address this crisis.

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Letter: Invest in our kids

As a volunteer with the Save the Children Action Network, I know how support for early childhood education can generate positive, long-term effects for kids. By enrolling children in high-quality early-learning programs at an early age, we can ensure they will get a strong start in life.

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Thanks to Polis for focus on children

As a single mom trying to juggle the madness of child care and as we enter this season of thankfulness, I would like to give thanks to elected officials like Governor-elect Jared Polis who see investing in child care and early childhood education as a priority.

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Save the Children with Reach Act

There are critical things on the agenda that need to be accomplished by this Congress. One of those issues is global maternal and child survival. There is a bill that is on the table which could save the lives of 5.6 million children globally. The Reach Every Mother and Child Act ensures that women and children who are vulnerable of dying from preventable causes have access to available resources.

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Bipartisan Endorsements from SCAN in Vermont

Save the Children Action Network, a group that advocates for the expansion of high-quality early education, is endorsing Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s bid for reelection. SCAN cited Scott’s plan to direct revenue from the state’s new online sales tax to boost child care subsidies for low-income families.

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Letter: Vote with children in mind

In the last midterm election, only 37 percent of eligible voters in our state participated in the election. We must do better. Our vote not only affects our lives, but the lives of many people living in Washington who can’t vote — namely, children.

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