Washington DC Update News

Below are recent articles from the Washington DC Update newsletter, a weekly Family Voices newsletter that provides the latest on national policy affecting children/youth with special health care needs and their families, and also shares relevant resources and happenings in the field.

Washington Update June 8, 2022

Congress returns to Washington, D.C. this week to kick off the June work period. Gun control legislation is expected to be at the forefront of this month's congressional agenda following the recent string of mass shootings, with House Democrats readying floor action...

Washington Update May 4, 2022

The Senate is in “the office” this week--working in the Capitol from their offices in the Dirksen, Hart, and Russell Senate Office Buildings. The House is “working from home” this week--on a weeklong period (until May 10) of working from their district in their...

Washington Update April 1, 2022

Build Back Better - the revival? Work in DC requires keeping your ear to the ground and listening/reading what people are saying. This week a lot was said about renewed discussions for Build Back Better. Although details are not known, several reports indicate that...

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