Critical investments in foster care included in the House budget are absent from the Senate's version.
Pre-2009 Press Releases
State supreme court decision holds state accountable for promises made to kids in foster care.
Grant supports work for health coverage for all kids.
Plaintiffs file motion for enforcement in Braam case.
State isn't complying with consent agreement.
Thanks to elimination of co-pay for school meals, thousands more children are eating a healthy breakfast.
Washington’s hunger rankings have finally fallen below national levels.
Gregoire sues feds over rule that would increase the number of low-income children without health coverage.
17 lawmakers recognized for leadership to improve the well-being of vulnerable children.
Congress needs to take action to shore up program.
Children's Alliance honors child advocates who have improved the lives of Washington children.
Read a summary of the Cover All Kids bill here.
Washington plan among best in the nation for kids.
Broad coalition joins in support of House passage of historic legislation.
Speaker of the House Frank Chopp; Director of Department of Early Learning to Speak
Leaders of the state's three children's hospitals to testify in support
Governor's budget would expand children's health coverage
New data show areas of the state where residents are most likely to be hungry
New data show 23% decrease in number of uninsured children
Seattle metro area leaves $54 million in food stamp money unclaimed