Blog Post List
June 4, 2017
When 57 of the biggest, most recognizable children’s organizations in the country say the President’s proposed budget is going to harm America’s kids, it would be a good idea to pay attention. According to the Children’s Budget Coalition (CBC)—which includes dozens of children’s groups across the country—the biggest losers in Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget are America’s children. With $54 billion in cuts to non-defense discretionary programs (NDD), it would devastate programs that impact children’s development and well-being, particularly in the areas of health, education, nutrition, housing...
February 16, 2017
The U.S. Senate is slogging through the nomination process of Cabinet-level presidential appointments. Several positions remain unfilled and one position – the Director of the White House Office of Management of Budget (OMB) – is of particular importance to the Children’s Budget Coalition, which is made up of over 50 children focused organizations that strongly support robust funding for programs that impact children’s development and well-being, particularly in the areas of health, education, nutrition, housing and welfare. The OMB Director is charged with provide funding recommendations to...