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

THE CHILDREN’S MONITOR

Updated Information on Children and Vaccines

The Public Health Communications Collaborative released updated Talking Points and Answers to Tough Questions on Children and Vaccines this week, following news that FDA advisors recommended the agency grant emergency use authorization for Pfizer and

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The Prohibiting Detention of Youth Status Offenders Act of 2022

Every year, thousands of kids are incarcerated for “status offenses” including truancy, breaking curfew or running away from home—acts that would not be considered crimes if they were committed by an adult. The Prohibiting Detention

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, Children's Monitor, Juvenile Justice, Legislation, Older Youth, Youth Services|Comments Off on The Prohibiting Detention of Youth Status Offenders Act of 2022

Treasury Secretary Refutes Criticism of Child Tax Credit Expansion

During a Senate Finance hearing on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022, regarding the President’s FY23 budget request, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) used some of his time to applaud Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen, IRS Commissioner

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Health, Legislation|Comments Off on Treasury Secretary Refutes Criticism of Child Tax Credit Expansion

Child Care Press Conference Draws Support and Attention

On Thursday, June 9th, 2022, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) held a press conference with other Members of Congress, families, providers and advocates to discuss the urgent need and widespread support for

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