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  • Oklahoma Passes Family Support Accountability Act

    On April 28, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed into law H. B. 2157, the Family Support Accountability Act, which ensures that the state's home visiting investments will support programs with proven records of effectiveness. The act, which passed with overwhelming bipartisan majorities in the House and Senate, also requires monitoring of outcomes such as maternal and infant health, family... Read More

  • U.S. Senators From Iowa Promote Family Support, Coaching

    On April 20 and 21, Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Iowa held its annual conference, “Building Healthy Families,” with a keynote address by Karen Kavanaugh, Pew’s home visiting campaign director, and video remarks from Iowa’s U.S. Senators, Chuck Grassley and Tom Harkin about the importance of early-childhood family support and coaching, or home visiting, programs in Iowa and across the U.S. Sens.... Read More

  • U.S. Congress Extends Funding for Vital Family Program

    On March 31, the U.S. Senate approved a six-month extension for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting, or MIECHV, program, following the same action by the U.S. House of Representatives the previous week. This federal-state partnership is a proven strategy for strengthening families and saving money. Read More

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