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By FCJessica — Jan 8, 2016

The Family First Act is proposed federal legislation that would significantly change the foster care system. The United States Senate is considering introducing this legislation, but they need your help... they want to hear directly from... Read more

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By sveliz — Feb 13, 2017

How Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth is in Danger. As the 115th Congress and the new Trump Administration roll out their proposals to reform the Affordable Care Act, it is important to ensure that the provision that covers former foster... Read more

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By FosterClub — Apr 9, 2015

BY DAVID CRARY AP NATIONAL WRITER Not so long ago, if foster children in Florida wanted to spend the night at a friend's house, the parents hosting the sleepover faced a criminal background check. Taking the kids on an out-of-state vacation required... Read more

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By FC Steve — Mar 4, 2011

Landrieu Introduces Foster Care Mentoring Act FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/02/11 Bill aims to connect foster youth with supportive adult mentors. WASHINGTON — United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., introduced the Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2011... Read more

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By Celeste — Apr 30, 2010

Please help get cosponsors for the " Fostering Success in Education Act "... call your Senator today! The Fostering Success in Education Act (S. 2801), introduced by US Senators Patty Murray and Al Franken, establishes a new... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 19, 2010

Please help get cosponsors for the " Children's Budget Act "... call your Senator today! The Children's Budget Act will let America know what is being spent on young people in our country. Over the last 5 years the... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 19, 2010

Take action! Write your state congress to Ensure health care for former foster youth! We need your help! While in foster care, children have all their health care needs covered. At age 18, foster youth become solely responsible for... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 17, 2010

Calling all youth leaders interested in public policy! Are you a youth who is motivated to effectively change public policy, or do you know of one who is!? If so then you should know that the National Federation of Families for... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 8, 2010

Statebillnews , February 8, 2010, Denver –- Representative Sara Gagliardi’s (D-Arvada) bill to help foster kids get a driver’s license easier, successfully passed a final reading in the House today 63-0, with 2 excused. Currently, Colorado teens in... Read more

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By FC Steve — Dec 15, 2009

Please take a few minutes today to call your Representatives and educate their staff on the legislation introduced by Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA). The Every Child Deserves a Family Act (H.R. 3827) would prohibit any entity that receive child... Read more

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