What’s in the 2022 Federal Spending Deal for Children and Families
The federal spending plan for 2022 is a $1.5 trillion package with billions slated for child welfare, youth justice and family homelessness.
Biden’s First Proposed Budget Puts Millions Toward Alternatives to Youth Incarceration, Equity in Child Welfare
Youth Services Insider will delve further into the first budget proposed by President Joe Biden in the coming weeks, but wanted to list off a few notable items that jumped off the page from child welfare and juvenile justice.
Local Head Starts Begin Feeling the Cuts
by Noah Dzuba For poor children generally, and poor migrant children especially, the federal sequestration is going to mean compromised services through Head Start and Migrant Head Start, two programs that provide education and health services to children from birth to age five.
Capitol View on Kids: The Latest News on Children and Families from Washington
Senate Readies Passage of VAWA Reauthorization The Senate was nearing a final vote on S. 47, the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The legislation, sponsored by the Chair of the Judiciary Committee, Sen.
Possible Priorities for Listenbee’s OJJDP
We reported on Tuesday that the Obama administration was planning to appoint Bob Listenbee to be the next administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and Obama made that official today in a statement announcing the decision.
Capitol View on Kids: Deal to be Made on 2013 Budget?
In Washington there are regular reports of senators meeting to create a budget compromise that could be taken up after the election. Some of the discussions are more public than others, and it is uncertain how much of it will turn into real action.
Capitol View on Kids: Congress Settles ’13 Spending, for Now
The House and Senate scrambled to complete work and leave for the campaign trail last week. The last major action was the Senate final passage of a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government through March 27, 2013.
Capitol View on Kids: Congress to Settle Spending for Now, Then Leave
Congress is making a quick exit for the campaign trail as the House of Representatives took only a few days last week to approve a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government for the next six months.
Capitol View on Kids: Short Fall Pushes Reauthorizations Down the Road
Both houses of Congress return this week, a traditional return made later by the two political conventions. As a result, congressional action for the fall session is likely to be one of the shortest with September days limited by the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah (September 16) and Yom Kippur (September 25) and the desire to leave Washington for the campaign before October begins.