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Barriers to Economic Opportunity for Low Income Women

Families should be able to achieve financial security through hard work and we should ensure that policies support working families. Financially secure parents can provide their children with adequate housing, child care, health care, food and transportation. As a state, one of the best ways that we can improve childhood…...

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Voices for Children Supports LB 598

  Click Here to Read Voices for Children’s Entire LB 598 Testimony This afternoon, Voices for Children Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Policy Coordinator Juliet Summers testified in favor of LB 598, which would change requirements regardings treatment and segregation of mentally ill inmates. Voices for Children in Nebraska supports…...

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Voices for Children Supports LB 296

  Click Here to Read Voices for Children’s Full Testimony on LB 296 This afternoon, Voices for Children Policy Associate Julia Tse testified in favor of LB 296, which would require the Department of Health and Human Services to provide notification after the removal of a child and update the…...

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Voices for Children Supports LB 441

  Click here to Read Voices for Children’s Entire LB 441 Testimony This afternoon, Voices for Children Child Welfare Policy Associate Julia Tse testified in support of LB 441, which would change the Bridge to Independence Program to add requirements for a child’s final court hearing before guardianship is terminated, and…...

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Voices for Children Supports LB 335

  Click Here to Read Voices for Children’s full testimony on LB 335 This afternoon, Voices for Children Economic Stability and Health Coordinator Aubrey Mancuso testified in favor of LB 335, which would create an inter-generational poverty task force. For over two decades, Voices for Children in Nebraska has sought…...

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How Do State Tax Revenue Changes Affect Nebraskan Families?

  Tax revenue pays for a number of critical services throughout Nebraska including public parks, roads, schools, and social services. When considering making tax cuts, as suggested in LB 357 this 104th legislative season, it is important to ensure that the revenue lost from tax cuts does not result in…...

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Voices for Children Supports LB 322

  Click Here to Read Voices for Children’s Entire LB 322 Testimony This afternoon, Voices for Children Economic Stability and Health Policy Coordinator Aubrey Mancuso testified in favor of LB 322, which would increase dependent and childcare tax credits....

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Voices for Children Supports LB 627

  Click Here to Read Voices for Children’s Full LB 627 Support Testimony On Monday afternoon, Voices for Children Economic Stability and Health Policy Coordinator Aubrey Mancuso testified in support of LB 627, which would provide for additional protections for pregnant workers under the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act....

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Voices for Children Supports LB 493

Click Here to Read Voices for Children’s Full LB 493 Testimony This afternoon, Voices for Children Economic Stability and Health Coordinator Aubrey Mancuso testified in support of LB 493, which would provide paid sick time for all Nebraska workers....

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Voices for Children Supports LB 89

  Click here to read Voices for Children’s full support testimony. On Friday afternoon, Voices for Children Policy Coordinator Aubrey Mancuso testified in favor of LB 89, which would help fight poverty among low-income families with children by increasing Nebraska’s ADC child allotment. The current Nebraska maximum payment for ADC has…...

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