Family Voices is a national family-led organization of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and disabilities. We connect a network of family organizations across the United States that provide support to families of CYSHCN.
We promote partnership with families at all levels of health care–individual and policy decision-making levels—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.
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Family Voices News
Both houses of Congress returned this week to kick off a busy "lame duck" session to close out the 117th Congress. The date to watch, other than the end of the year, is December 16th, when government funding is set to expire. What is a lame duck session? This is the...
Congress will return to Washington, D.C. next Monday, November 14, 2022. Read the full newsletter here
Both chambers of Congress will return to Washington after the November 8 midterm elections. The next votes in the House and Senate are scheduled to occur during the week of November 14. Read the full newsletter here
The senate is in session this week and focused on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Usually, there are not standalone defense-related bills each year, so everything is tacked onto this one… and this is why staffers will spend this week sorting through the...
Both chambers are back in session this week, and there are just 3 weeks left to avert a government shutdown. A temporary spending bill to keep the government funded until mid-December is still expected this week. Read the full newsletter here