Speaking of Kids Blog

July 11, 2018

We Can't "Solve" Homelessness If We Don't "Fix" Child Care

At a recent meeting between the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) and local advocates (including…
March 30, 2018

FY2018 Federal Budget Contains An Easter Egg for Working Families with Kids

In March, Congress finally passed a federal budget for FY2018, and President Trump actually signed…
March 14, 2018

2018 Utah Legislative Update

The 2018 Legislative Session is over. Voices for Utah Children worked tirelessly to advocate for…
February 09, 2018

Good Data Makes KIDS COUNT

The 2018 Legislative Session is in full swing. A myriad of bills are moving through…
January 04, 2018

Income Inequality in Utah by Dominique Hansen

By Dominique Hansen, University of Utah Economics Department student intern Income inequality has increased in…
December 22, 2017

Families Affected By Congress’ Inaction on CHIP, in Their Own Words

This past year, we have seen unprecedented threats to trusted children’s programs like CHIP and…
December 19, 2017

Child Care Providers Have Enormous Value. We Must Do Better At Valuing Them.

Governor Herbert released his 2018 budget last week, and we at Voices for Utah Children…
December 11, 2017

UPDATE: Utah still penalized for large families in final House & Senate tax bills

NEW ANALYSIS FINDS THAT THE FINAL HOUSE AND SENATE TAX BILLS STILL PENALIZE UTAH FOR…