1. Children's Budget Summit - Coming June 24th

    Children's Budget Summit - Coming June 24th


    Children's Budget Summit 2014 is scheduled for Noon-4:00pm on June 24th at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event will spotlight the release of First Focus' Children's Budget 2014, a detailed look at nearly 200 federal investments in children. Program details coming soon.

  2. Leaders from Every State Say Act Now to Protect CHIP

    Leaders from Every State Say Act Now to Protect CHIP


    More than 400 national, state, and local organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama and congressional leadership, urging action this year to protect the health of millions of children by protecting funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program. Learn more.

  3. Will They Invest in Children?

    Children in the 2015 Federal Budget


    The federal Fiscal Year 2015 budget process has begun. Learn how children fared in President Obama's budget proposal and congressional budget debates. Learn more.

  4. Kids' Share 2013

    Download Kids' Share 2013


    A new Urban Institute analysis of federal spending and tax investments in children, Kids' Share 2013 offers alarming insights about the trend in federal investments in kids and the direction of future policy. It also underscores the importance of timely issues, like the federal tax reform debate, for America's children. Download Kids' Share 2013.

  5. Children's Budget 2013

    Children's Budget 2013


    The detailed guide offers five-year funding data for more than 180 distinct federal investments in children. Children's Budget 2013 is the definitive resource for those seeking for policymakers and advocates working to improve the lives of America’s youth. Download a PDF or an ebook version or order a hardcopy today.

  • Children's Budget Summit - Coming June 24th
  • Leaders from Every State Say Act Now to Protect CHIP
  • Will They Invest in Children?
  • Kids' Share 2013
  • Children's Budget 2013
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Letter to HHS on Pennsylvania Medicaid Waiver

First Focus and the Georgetown Center for Children and Families coordinated this letter to Health and Human Services Secretary (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius expressing concerns about the Healthy Pennsylvani Read More

Income Support in the President’s 2015 Budget

Monday, March 31, 2014

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Impact of the President’s FY 2015 Budget Request on Child Welfare Programs

Friday, March 21, 2014

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Eliminating Red-Tape Barriers to Coverage is Good for Children’s Health

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the bipartisan Children’s Health Insurance Program… Read More

Child Nutrition in the President's 2015 Budget

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Early Childhood in the President’s FY 2015 Budget

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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