Children’s Budget 2013 Report

Posted by on August 19, 2013

Children’s Budget 2013 Report

First Focus, a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to children and families, recently compiled a list of budget and policy decisions that affect children. The report takes a look at 180 federal investments in children, ranging in everything from education to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly food stamps). Children’s Budget 2013 found that federal investments in children have been down three years in a row. The in-depth analysis found that less than 8 percent of the United States’ federal budget is invested in children and that since 2010 total spending on children has dropped by nearly $55 billion.

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