Early Childhood Policy Update

Maine Children’s Alliance Early Childhood Policy Update January 25, 2012 __________________________________________________________ The proposed DHHS supplemental budget continues to be the most significant policy issue for children and families this legislative session. Members of the Appropriations and Health and Human Services Committees heard compelling stories from and about people who depend on the important programs and … More Early Childhood Policy Update

Maine Children’s Alliance Early Childhood Policy Update

The Governor’s proposed budget cuts to DHHS programs included significant cuts to Head Start, child care subsidies and the home visiting program. These important programs provide very distinct and important services to Maine’s families. The Governor’s proposal would: Cut 1 in 10 children currently enrolled in Head Start from the program. The majority of Head … More Maine Children’s Alliance Early Childhood Policy Update