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Federal Advocacy

While the Virginia General Assembly maintains a predictable session schedule, Congressional action can vary from year to year, and the timeline is often somewhat of a surprise. Stay up to date on pending federal action by reading our most recent blog posts.

At the federal level, Voices monitors and often advocates on issues such as: children’s health insurance, SNAP and child nutrition, Head Start, child care, child welfare and family poverty.

Federal Advocacy Fact Sheets & Reports

Federal Choices Threaten Health Insurance for Virginia’s Children, 2017 (PDF): Detail on how changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) could impact children.

Federal Investments in Early Learning in Virginia, 2015 (PDF): Head Start, Child Care and Development Block Grant, MIECHV, Preschool Development Grants, Head Start Child Care Partnership Grants

Children’s Health Insurance Program in Virginia, 2014 (PDF)