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Congress Set to Send Home Visiting Bill Honoring Rep. Walorski to President’s Desk

December 20, 2022

Today, Congress announced that the Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022 will be included in the final year-end FY2023 omnibus spending package. The bill to …


U.S. House Passes Key Home Visiting Bill With Resounding Bipartisan Support

December 2, 2022

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 8876, The Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the voluntary, evidence-based Maternal, …


Congress Passes Continuing Resolution, Keeping Early Learning & Care Programs Funded into December

September 30, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, Congress passed a bipartisan continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government funded until December 16, 2022, including a temporary extension of critical funding for the core …


FFYF Statement on Bipartisan Introduction of The Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022

September 20, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX), alongside Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Cathy …


Bipartisan Group of Senators Sign Letter in Support of Timely MIECHV Reauthorization

August 26, 2022

This month, a bipartisan group of Senators from the Senate Finance Committee signed a letter in support of a “robust, timely, five-year reauthorization” of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood …


FFYF Co-Hosts Bipartisan Congressional Briefing on MIECHV Reauthorization

June 28, 2022

First Five Years Fund (FFYF) and the National Home Visiting Coalition, in conjunction with the bipartisan Congressional Women’s Caucus, held a briefing on Capitol Hill to highlight the need to …


House Ways & Means Subcommittee Holds Bipartisan Hearing to Highlight the Tremendous Impact of MIECHV on Families Ahead of Reauthorization

March 18, 2022

This week the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support held a hearing on improving family outcomes through home visiting. In a demonstration of the broad bipartisan …


Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary, Will Oversee Important Early Learning & Care Programs

March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON – In a bipartisan vote today, the Senate confirmed Xavier Becerra as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Once he is sworn in by Vice …


Congress Passes American Rescue Plan with $39 Billion in Child Care Relief

March 10, 2021

UPDATE: On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. WASHINGTON – Moments ago, the House voted to pass the American Rescue Plan after it …


Xavier Becerra Nominated to be HHS Secretary, Would Oversee Critical Early Learning & Care Programs

December 7, 2020

WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden announced California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as his nominee to be Health and Human Services Secretary. Once confirmed, Becerra will lead the federal agency that …


Home Visiting Coalition response to Maternal Health RFI

April 6, 2020
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