Congress must act by Sept. 30 to ensure that families continue to receive these essential home visiting services which support positive parenting, improve maternal and child health, and promote child development and school readiness.View Post
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Due to the passage of HB22-1259, a 10% increase in Basic Cash Assistance (BCA) to recipients of Colorado’s TANF program came into effect on July 1.View Post
By increasing access to these services for these populations, more Coloradans will have access to vital resources which help families decide if and when they want to have children.View Post
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) recently released an analysis and state-by-state funding guide of a recently proposed federal budget reconciliation package that would provide billions in child care support for children and families.View Post
Capitol Update: The 2022 legislative session is over, and all our priorities for kids and families passed!
The 2022 legislative session has adjourned Sine Die! It has been a whirlwind of a session. At the Children’s Campaign, we are so proud to say that all our legislative priorities were accomplished.View Post
Welcome back to The West Steps! Today, we return to a highly complex and often misunderstood topic: Colorado’s school funding system, and specifically local “mill levy override” funding.View Post
Capitol Update: More priority bills make their way to the finish line with just three weeks left in session
There are less than three weeks left in the 2022 legislative session! That means things are moving…and moving fast.View Post