On March 4, 2014, national child care and early learning organizations sent sign-on letters to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee in support of S.1086, which reauthorizes the Child Care and Development Block Grant.
This letter, from 21 national organiztions including National Women's Law Center, presents reccomendations to the Administration for the implementation of the $250 million in Race to the Top (RTT) funds to develop, enhance, or expand high-quality preschool programs.
On December 19, 2013, national child care and early learning organizations and state and local child care and early learning advocates sent sign-on letters to the chairs and ranking minority members of the Appropriations Committees and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services in support of early childhood programs for the FY 2014 appropriations process.
The House-passed Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program bill (H.R. 3102) includes deep funding cuts and harmful policy changes to SNAP that would cut off access to critical nutrition assistance for millions of vulnerable Americans.