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Trump Signs FY 2017 Spending Measure, Avoids Deep Cuts to Education, Youth Programs

President Trump signs into law a $1.1 trillion spending bill that will fund government programs through the rest of the fiscal year, avoiding the draconian reductions that he had originally sought for programs for children, youth and the poor. The … Continue reading

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Senate FY 2017 Spending Bill Includes Hike for HHS, Cut for DoEd

The Senate Appropriations Committee passed the FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education (Labor-HHS-Ed) spending bill, which provides a slight funding boost for HHS and a small cut for the Education Dept.

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President’s FY 2017 Budget Funds Critical Children and Youth Programs

President Obama’s $4.2 trillion Fy 2017 budget request seeks funding for important child welfare and education programs that will address the needs of low-income and out-of-school youth while improving the social safety net for the poor and underserved. The president’s … Continue reading

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Obama to Propose $12B for Summer Foods Effort

In his FY 2017 budget request to Congress, President Obama will seek $12 billion over 10 years for a new program to provide summer meals to every low-income kid who gets free or reduced-price meal at the school cafeteria. Obama … Continue reading

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