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    Donald Trump’s Choices for Cabinet Posts

    To the Editor: Re “Choice to Lead H.H.S. Is Eager to Cut Its Clout” (news article, Dec. 5): The last time I heard a politician glibly suggest that citizens “vote with their feet” if they didn’t like how their state was administering federally funded health programs like Medicaid and maternal and child health programs, Ronald […]

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    #NoMoreLead Twitter Storm – Dec. 6, 2016

    Please join the Children’s Budget Coalition for a #NoMoreLead tweetstorm Tuesday, December 6 from 3:30-4:30pm ET. It has been over a year since the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, MI became front page news, and in that time we have learned that sadly Flint is not alone. Hundreds of communities and schools around the country have discovered […]

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    Granite State Rumblings

    Now that the elections and Thanksgiving are in our rearview mirror, our attention turns to the holidays of December and the hope of what a new year will bring. 2016 has been a long year for the advocates, organizations, and agencies across the state and across the country who have worked tirelessly to ensure that […]

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    #InvestInUs Twitter Storm

    Sample tweets Join the #InvestInUs tweet storm and let us know how Congress can best invest in your community. Now is the time to protect funding for programs serving children & families. Ask Congress to #InvestInUs. Children are 100% of our future. They deserve more than 2% of federal spending. #InvestInUs Continuing resolutions do more damage […]

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    Looking Back on 2016

    As I write this it is one day before the election. Tomorrow I will cast my ballot. Today, I reflect on the past 18 months of working an electoral campaign for kids. I think one of the highlights of this season for me was that we had many opportunities to meet all the men and […]

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    Suburban Swing State District Legislative Candidates Debate

    Every Child Matters in Minnesota is proud to cosponsor this debate featuring six legislative candidates from key swing districts. You can watch livestream video of the debate right here, broadcast from Falcon Ridge Middle School in Apple Valley starting at 7 p.m. Candidates at this forum include: Cory Campbell (R) Senate 57, Sen. Greg Clausen […]

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    Closing the Opportunity Gap for America’s Kids

    America’s children and families face substantial challenges, but there are solutions. By Teresa Machado, Common Sense Media 11/7/2016 A widening opportunity gap has placed the American dream far out of reach for poor children. This urgent crisis was the focus of a recent lecture I attended by Harvard social scientist Robert Putnam, who was sharing […]

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    How to Exercise Your Right to Vote

    Election Day: Tuesday, November 8th Register to Vote Every New Hampshire citizen, 18 years and older, has the Constitutional right to vote. You don’t have to live in your town or in NH for any set length of time to vote. 17-year-olds may register to vote if they will be 18 by the time of […]

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    Intern with Every Child Matters!

    Every Child Matters offers paid internship positions in our Washington, D.C. office. We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about making children a national priority. Interns will gain experience in political advocacy and work on a variety of policy research, social media, and communications projects. To apply: Submit your resume and […]

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    5 Tweets that Get Real about the Childcare Crisis

    American families are struggling. With the cost of child care rising twice as fast as incomes, family budgets are stretched to the breaking point. No one knows it better than the parents hustling to care and provide for their families. Check out these five tweets that tell it like it is. This mom is doing […]

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