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THE CHILDREN’S MONITOR

CWLA’s online publication dedicated to summarizing
federal policy in progress and analyzing its impact
on child welfare.

Human Resources Subcommittee With New Chair and Faces

When Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WS) became Speaker he left his powerful position on the House Ways and Means Committee and set in place a series of shifts and changes. In the end it means that [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Categories: Children's Monitor, General, Home News, House legislation, Legislation, People|0 Comments

Child Maltreatment Report Released Includes Increased Numbers 

The latest data from HHS through the annual Child Maltreatment report indicates that the number of children substantiated as abused or neglected increased to 702,000 in 2014 compared to 682,307 in 2013. Consistent with the [...]

Senate Committee Looks at Heroin, Prevention, Interdiction, Treatment

On Wednesday, January 27, the Senate Judiciary Committee focused on heroin and the prescription drug abuse issue during a hearing labeled, “Attacking America’s Epidemic of Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse”   As noted previously, the President [...]

EITC Outreach 

CWLA is joining with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on the annual tax credit outreach initiative to provide updated information and outreach tools to organizations that can help spread the message about refundable tax credits and [...]

By |February 1st, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Home News|0 Comments

President and Court Acts On Juvenile Justice Issues 

Days after leading groups started to re-circulate a letter by more than 80 organizations, including CWLA, in support of action on a Senate bill to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA, S [...]

Senate Report on Child Abuse of Unaccompanied Alien Children

A majority-minority report by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Homeland Security Committee was released on Thursday, January 28 detailing abuse and lack of safeguards for children who came into the U.S. unaccompanied.  [...]

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