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Congressional Update

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  • Senate Proposal 'Wholly Inadequate' to Address Needs of Babies and Children

    July 27, 2020 - News & Blog
    After two months of delay and with continued unreasonably high levels of unemployment and rising COVID-19 infections across the country, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and a number of Senate Republicans have unveiled a series of proposals that – taken together – are wholly inadequate to address the needs of infants and young children. With one-in-six families with children struggling to afford food, it is unconscionable to advance another relief package without robust nutrition assistance.

  • House Unveils FY 2021 Appropriations Bills, Including WIC Funding

    July 6, 2020 - News & Blog
    After several months of focusing on COVID-19 response, House appropriators returned to regular order and unveiled several spending bills for fiscal year 2021.