Speaking of Kids Blog

January 28, 2016

Why should we fund early intervention services for infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities?

Referrals for Baby Watch Early Intervention Program services are increasing, ...yet state funding for direct…
January 07, 2016

Creating a State Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Even as we strive to ensure that we are investing sufficient resources in laying the…
January 07, 2016

A Coverage Gap Solution for Utah Families

A comprehensive Medicaid coverage gap solution would help children and families. When parents have coverage,…
January 06, 2016

Ending Earmarks

Utah’s state budget has seen a veritable explosion of earmarks over the past decade.  …
December 17, 2015

Restoring Revenues

Is the current generation of Utahns doing its part, as previous generations did, to set…
December 16, 2015

Eliminate the 5-Year Wait

Remove Barriers to Care for Lawfully Residing Immigrant  Children and Pregnant Women In Utah, lawfully…
December 15, 2015

Resolutions for the Holiday Season

As we look forward to this holiday season, we hope you will take a few…
December 14, 2015

Optional Extended-Day Kindergarten

Ideally, every child would enter kindergarten prepared for academic success. Unfortunately, however, this is not always…
December 10, 2015

Restore Funds for CHIP and Medicaid Outreach

  Restore Funds for Chip and Medicaid Outreach to Hispanic Children   Utah has one…