Stephanie Rubin, CEO of Texans Care for Children, on the Texas Senate budget proposal for the 2018-2019 biennium.
Texans can expect many more cuts for children if Congress passes the health care bill currently under consideration.
The bill permanently changes the structure of Medicaid, providing Texas less funding for health care.
We've been awfully busy at the Capitol in recent days. Here's a quick recap of key bills for Texas children.
￼Texas should improve minimum standards for child care facilities for nutrition, active play, and screen time to allow the smallest Texans the opportunity to build a healthy life.
Testimony to the House Committee on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
When teenagers make mistakes, Texas should hold them accountable in a way that reduces crime, saves money, keeps the youth safe, and helps them turn their lives around to become productive citizens.
TEA maps show strong demand for HB4 grants across Texas.
Testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Article II
Key improvements are needed in the Article II budget – including Medicaid, CHIP, and Early Childhood Intervention – to make sure vital programs are sustainable through the 2018-2019 biennium.
We're pleased to see so many voices speaking out in favor of raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction.