Have a Heart for Kids Day 2020

Press Release: Impact of Senate budget goes beyond dollars and cents

March 30, 2009—The State Senate budget proposal released today protects some key programs for children and families, but in this time of growing need the nearly all-cuts budget does not hold kids harmless.

“We appreciate that the Senate budget proposal includes funding for children’s health coverage, home visiting programs and school meals. At the same time we must recognize that we are underfunding some of the very programs that will help children and families survive this devastating economic period,” -Paola Maranan, Executive Director of the Children’s Alliance.

Read the press release.

See some of the cuts impacting kids.