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Current Action Alerts
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|7/19/2019||CLOSED||Sign on your Organization to Urge Congress to Raise the Caps on Non-Defense Discretionary Funding|
We need to show our support for Congress’ efforts to raise the caps on non-defense discretionary funding – the budget category that funds key programs for children and families, like CCDBG, Head Start, and others. Please add your ORGANIZATION on to the list of national, state and local organizations urging Congress to the raise the caps on non-defense discretionary funding by COB SUNDAY, JULY 21st so we can share with the Hill on Monday.
|4/04/2019||CLOSED||Ask Your Legislators to Increase State Child Care Funds|
PACCA and the Start Strong PA Campaign need you to urge your state legislators to support the Governor's proposal to allocate federal funds and to work together and craft a budget that increases state funds for child care by $50 million. With an additional investment of $50 million in state funding, Pennsylvania will help to ensure the healthy development of 10,000 infants and toddlers.
Make Your Voice Heard and Sign-On To Ask Congress to Increase Federal Child Care Funding
Child Care Action DayToday is Child Care Action Day 2018 - Build Bright Futures! We may not be having a big rally in Harrisburg this year, but we can still carry a message that will resonate in the halls of the capitol
Budget negotiations between the House and Senate Leaders and the Governor’s Office are not over. Reach out to your state representatives and urge them to support the Governor Wolf’s proposed 27 million dollar increase to child care funding.
|5/15/2018||CLOSED||Ask the PA House and Senate to Increase State Child Care Funding|
Please sign your organization on to the letter by close of business on Wednesday, May 30! Your voice matters!
|2/9/2018||CLOSED||In a perfect world Congress ... would pass a bill that would …|
|1/18/2018||CLOSED||Increase CCDBG in FY 2018 Appropriation Bill|
We have an opportunity ... There is a proposal in Congress that would double discretionary funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant for FY 2018. We are collecting signatures urging Pennsylvania's congressional delegation to support this request. This is an important opportunity to secure additional funding for child care assistance, and we as a community must be vocal about our support with our delegation.
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Governor Tom Wolf (D)
Senator Robert P. Casey (D)
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Senator Patrick Toomey (R)
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President Donald J. Trump (R)
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