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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Colorado Legislative Session Ends with Wins for Young Kids

“We celebrate the Colorado legislature’s continued commitment to young children. Legislation passed this session will serve to grow and strengthen the early childhood education and care sector across our state,” said Annalise Romoser, advisor for state and electoral campaigns, West, …