The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is seeking public comments through the Federal Register on a proposed rule that would allow more schools to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and provide no-cost school meals to all students.View Post
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We are entering into the last full week of the 2023 legislative session. That’s right, nearly 120 days have flown by! While we anticipate a handful of bills have yet to be introduced, more than 600 pieces of legislation have already come before the legislature.View Post
Capitol Updates: Priorities on eviction prevention, continuous health coverage eligibility, and school finance are on the move
With less than two weeks left in the 2023 Colorado legislative session, things are moving very fast! Priority bills for the Children’s Campaign are all trending in the right direction, with several clearing key votes this week.View Post
On Episode 8 of The West Steps, we discuss the Braidwood ruling, the impact it could have on Americans’ access to essential preventive health services, and steps Colorado advocates and policymakers are taking to protect this access.View Post
Children’s Campaign priority bills are moving forward! Now that the state budget or “Long Bill” for the next fiscal year is finalized, some bill gridlock at the Capitol is starting to break.View Post
Colorado is one of the first states to make sure important preventive health care services remain fully covered for patients despite challenges to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).View Post
Things sure are moving under the Gold Dome, and the Children’s Campaign is right there in the mix! This week, the House of Representatives wrapped up much of its work on the annual state budget, otherwise known as the Long Bill.View Post
Riley Kitts, our Sr. Director of Policy and Government Affairs, returns to The West Steps this week for a mid-session update. Riley provides an overview of where the Children’s Campaign priority bills are in their journey through the legislature.View Post
April 11 is the beginning of Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW). BMHW is a weeklong campaign founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA) to build awareness, activism, and community-building to amplify the voices, perspectives, and lived experiences of Black mothers and birthing people.View Post