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Expanded child tax credit aimed at cutting child poverty

The expanded child tax credit in the American Rescue Plan Act aims to lift children out of poverty through increased payment amounts and by reaching more children, with the largest reductions seen for Black, Hispanic and Native American children. Read More

July 22, 2021  |  Posted in Legislation

COVID-19: Business & Economic Support

Stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 business and economic news impacting child care workers, early childhood small businesses and communities.  Read More

May 15, 2020  |  Posted in General

FAQ: Early Childhood Business Assistance for COVID-19

The COVID-19 emergency has put a profound strain on Nebraska's early childhood small businesses. This guide provides information on state and federal programs that can help small business owners cope with the pandemic.

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March 20, 2020  |  Posted in

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine: Link Between School Failure and Crime is Undeniable

As a County Attorney, it’s my job to do everything possible to protect the public. Putting people behind bars who commit crimes is one way I do that. But I know from my personal experiences in the courtroom that we can’t simply arrest, prosecute and incarcerate our way out of our crime problems. We have to implement strategies that keep people from turning to crime in the first place. Read More

October 08, 2014  |  Posted in General Legislation

Why We Still Need Grandma and Grandpa’s Kitchen Table

How old were you when you realized that your parents weren’t the omnipotent beings you thought they were? I was about midway through second grade, and on a family visit to grandma and grandpa’s several hours’ drive from where we lived. Read More

September 04, 2014  |  Posted in General

Hands-On Learning at the State Fair

Great hands-on learning opportunities at the Nebraska State Fair offer families a chance to celebrate the end of summer and spend some time together. Read More

August 27, 2014  |  Posted in General

TBT: Kirk Cameron, Moms, Summer Fun & Kool-Aid!

“Kids are kids . . .And moms are moms; they know what’s good for kids . . . Moms are moms; they know what’s fun for kids.” Read More

August 06, 2014  |  Posted in General

Keep Your Family Safe This Summer!

It’s summertime and a variety of activities fill the schedules of kids and families. The warm weather brings more opportunity for fun outdoors, but also the potential for accidents. Here are a few safety rules to keep you and your loved ones safe as you enjoy the summer. Read More

July 23, 2014  |  Posted in General

5 Books for the 4th!

Reading together builds closer relationships plus language and literacy skills for the youngest people in our lives! Read More

July 03, 2014  |  Posted in General

Father’s Day Celebrates Heroes

This adorable father/son superhero team’s photo went viral last year, gathering almost 1.7 million comments online in just two days. One person pinpointed why the image struck such a chord: “A good dad is always a hero to their kids. Capes just let the world see it a little better.” Read More

June 11, 2014  |  Posted in General
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