Missouri Children’s Leadership Council advocacy efforts bring policy efforts to federal attention

August 30, 2017

Last week, Rep. Kathy Swan (R-147, Cape Girardeau) wrote an OpEd urging Congress to reauthorize and fund the Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV). You can read Rep. Swan’s OpEd here. Additionally, Dana Carroll, Springfield’s Child Advocate, had a letter to the editor published asking congress to act before CHIP funding expires on September 30. You can read her letter urging congress for CHIP reauthorization here.