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

THE CHILDREN’S MONITOR

New Jersey’s Experience in Providing Direct Assistance to Young People

On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Foster Club and the Juvenile Law Center cohosted a webinar to support state advocates successfully implementing funds from the Consolidated Appropriations Act. This webinar focused on how New Jersey implemented funds

Former HHS Assistant Secretary, Lynn Johnson, Provides Advice for the Biden Administration on Faith-based Agencies

On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the National Review Institute hosted Lynn Johnson in her first public conversation since leaving Washington. Lynn Johnson served as the Assistant Secretary at HHS’s

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: Administration, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Home News, People, Placement & Permanency, Research|Comments Off on Former HHS Assistant Secretary, Lynn Johnson, Provides Advice for the Biden Administration on Faith-based Agencies

Administration Give Priority to Small Businesses for PPP

Last Wednesday, February 24, 2021, the Biden Administration opened a window of February 24 through March 9, 2021, for businesses (including non-profits) of 20 or less employees to apply for a second-round application for the

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Home News, House legislation, Legislation, People, Senate Legislation, State|Comments Off on Administration Give Priority to Small Businesses for PPP

Analysis of State Economies Show Government Job Loss

The COVID-19 reconciliation bill moving through Congress would provide state and local governments with $350 billion in relief, and a new analysis by the Washington Post seems to demonstrate states will need it.   On

By |February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Budget Policy, Children's Monitor, Family & Community Support, Home News, House legislation, People, Research, Senate Legislation, State|Comments Off on Analysis of State Economies Show Government Job Loss

Becerra Hearings This Week, CMS Nomination, More HHS Appointments

The Senate HELP Committee will hold a hearing on the selection of Xavier Becerra to be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The HELP Committee is one of two committees

By |February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Administration, Administration, Advocacy, Budget, Children's Monitor, Health, Health Care, Home News, People|Comments Off on Becerra Hearings This Week, CMS Nomination, More HHS Appointments

HealthCare.gov Special Enrollment Period 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created an emergency Special Enrollment Period (SEP) due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) that would allow individuals and families to apply and enroll in the coverage

DID YOU KNOW?

Members receive our in-depth and detailed Children’s Monitor weekly!

Become a member and gain full access to the comprehensive content in the Children’s Monitor.

MEMBERS SIGN IN >

FOLLOW HIGHLIGHTS VIA EMAIL

CWLA-Advocacy Center-Button

CONTACT

CWLA Public Policy 202-688-4154

FOLLOW US

Value prop about becoming a member