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Ernst on CHIP: “We need to reauthorize this program”

Listen to Jill’s entire conversation with Senator Ernst in the audio file below.  

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Prevent Lead Poisoning

Please call your State Representatives and ask them to vote YES on SB 247 – Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning – on Thursday. Here’s what to say: NH’s screening rates are far too low, meaning that many kids with lead poisoning are falling through the cracks and not receiving the protections they need. SB 247 will help […]

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Mainely Kids

Impact of the Affordable Care Act in Maine Thousands of Mainers have gained coverage, and hundreds of thousands more have had their coverage substantially improved. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released an extensive compilation of state-level data illustrating the substantial improvements in health care for all Americans over the last six years. […]

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Harbor Child Care honored at Every Child Matters Step Up for Kids Day on L.I.

By The Island Now – October 5, 2017 On Saturday Sept. 23, 2017 Every Child Matters Annual Step Up for Kids Day on Long Island recognized and celebrated several outstanding individuals, centers and agencies who exemplify what it means to be a quality care provider, going above and beyond every day, in the development and […]

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  • Tell Your Representative To Vote NO on H.R. 1

    “It’s a debate about the future. Are we folks who care about leaving this country better for future generations? Or are we all about ‘party-time’ here, to make ourselves beloved by people not having to pay taxes but throwing kids under the bus down the road?” –Senator Bob Corker (Tennessee Republican) Action Alert from the […]

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  • ICYMI: St. Paul Candidate Fair

    Check out what the mayoral and school board candidates had to say about kids, families and other issues when they came to our candidate fair on October 14! Complete with games and free food, this fair was an unconventional yet fun way to engage families and candidates in meaningful conversations. More than 80 East Side families […]

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  • Everything you need to know about ranked voting in St. Paul

    Starting in 2017, St. Paul residents will be casting their votes using the new ranked choice ballots! For the mayoral race only, voters can rank the candidates in order of their preference. You can rank all six candidates on the ballot but are not required to rank more than one candidate. Candidates win the election by […]

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  • Cuts Will Hurt Kids

    St. Paul Pioneer Press | June 12, 2017 To the Editor: President Trump’s recently released budget proposal slashes programs that millions of Americans rely on for food, housing and health care. The administration justifies these cuts as pushing individuals toward economic self-sufficiency, but children will be hurt the most. Kids make up three-quarters of TANF […]

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  • Trump and Congress: Focus on hurricane relief and CHIP, NOT tax cuts!

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