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  1. SNAP and SNAP-Ed: America’s Best Defense Against Childhood Hunger

    September 12, 2013

    By Meghan Mack

    Type: Fact Sheet

    This is the latest fact sheet on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education ...

  2. Parental Interest Directive

    September 3, 2013

    By Wendy Cervantes

    Type: Fact Sheet

    On August 23, 2013, ...

  3. Raise the Wage, Invest in Kids

    August 15, 2013

    By Kevin Curran

    Type: Fact Sheet

    ...

  4. Hunger & Obesity: Efforts to Combat the Problem through SNAP Pilot Programs

    August 8, 2013

    By Anthony Eleftherion

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Hunger and obesity are two issues, which have become increasingly linked in recent years, and have affected children and families from low-income backgrounds more significantly than ...

  5. Child Care and Development Block Grant Act Fact Sheet

    June 25, 2013

    By Kevin Lindsey

    Type: Fact Sheet

    On June 3, 2013, Senator Mikulski, Senator Burr, Senator Harkin and Senator Alexander introduced the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2013 (S.1086), a bill to address the long overdue ...

  6. CHIP Works for America's Children

    May 30, 2013

    By Lisa Shapiro

    Type: Fact Sheet

    This is the latest First Focus fact sheet on CHIP, a health coverage program for children in families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to purchase coverage on their ...

  7. House 302(b) Appropriations Caps Put Kids’ Initiatives at Risk

    May 22, 2013

    By Jared Solomon

    Type: Fact Sheet

    In May 2013, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee reallocated "discretionary" funds for federal fiscal year ...

  8. Housing for Children in the President's FY2014 Budget

    April 29, 2013

    By Meghan Mack

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Related: Children's Issues Comparison of the President's ...

  9. Education in the President’s FY 2014 Budget

    April 26, 2013

    By Kevin Lindsey

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Related: Children's Issues Comparison of the President's ...

  10. Child Nutrition in the President’s FY 2014 Budget

    April 26, 2013

    By Meghan Mack

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Related: Children's Issues Comparison of the President's ...

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