K.C. Becker, Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives, joins us in our studios to explain how a yes vote on Prop CC this November would allow Colorado communities and families to share in our rapid economic expansion.
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The Children’s Campaign supports Proposition CC, which you’ll find on your fall ballot due Nov. 5. We support it because it is a strong step toward ensuring our public investment system works for all Coloradans and supports the services that kids and families need to thrive.
Colorado is one of 29 states to show progress in kids living in concentrated poverty; overall poverty rate stays flat and progress on kids’ coverage stalls
This week was a big one for data releases, with a new report on concentrated poverty from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and new poverty and health insurance numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
It’s been nearly a decade since the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 passed, and now Congress has an opportunity to improve and strengthen child nutrition and school meal programs through the Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) process.