All matters pertaining to children’s issues, foster care, public assistance and income support, services to senior citizens and individuals with disabilities, immigration policy, social services, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education.
Human Services & Education Steering Committee
Policy BriefUrge your members of Congress, particularly those who serve on the House Ways and Means Committee, the House Education and the Workforce Committee, the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, to enact a long-term reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant (TANF) and protect funding for the TANF Contingency Fund.
Policy BriefACTION NEEDED:
Policy BriefUrge your members of Congress, particularly those who serve on the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, to protect the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) and support full funding.
Policy BriefUrge your members of Congress, especially those who serve on the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, to maintain funding for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program at or above the FY 2016 level of $715 million through the annual appropriations process. CSBG is funded through the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education appropriations bill. Additionally, urge your members to support reauthorization of CSBG, which expired in 2003, to provide greater certainty for counties in the long term.
The draft rule would widen the scope of programs and factors that federal immigration authorities may consider when determining if an individual qualifies as a “public charge.”
Reports & Toolkits |
Mar. 23, 2018
Nearly six months after the start of federal fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congressional leaders have reached agreement on a spending package that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2018.
Jul. 26, 2017
With the Summer Congressional recess starting Friday, July 28th, county leaders have a great opportunity to advocate for county legislative and regulatory priorities right at home. NACo has put together the following information to help you be an effective advocate during the summer recess.
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Human Services and Education Steering Committee
Commissioner Arapahoe County, Colorado
Commissioner Ramsey County, Minnesota
Shelley Goodman Taub
Commission Chair Oakland County, Michigan
Commissioner Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Commissioner Montgomery County, Ohio
Supervisor Yolo County, California
Theresa Daniel (Education, Children and Families)
Commissioner Dallas County, Texas
Kelly Long (Social Services)
Supervisor Ventura County, California
Paula Prentice (Aging)
Council Member Summit County, Ohio
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Joy Bivens (Education, Children and Families)
Director, Dept. of Job and Family Services Franklin County, Ohio
William Cox (Aging)
Commissioner Rich County, Utah
James Ebert (Social Services)
Commissioner Weber County, Utah
Viola Harris (Education, Children and Families)
Commissioner Edgecombe County, North Carolina
J. Glenn Osborne (Education, Children and Families)
Social Services Director Wilson County, North Carolina
Deputy Executive Director County Welfare Directors Association of California
Anthony Trotman (Social Services)
Assistant County Manager Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Claudia Tuck (Social Services)
Director of Community Support Services Alachua County, Florida
Kathryn Whittington (Education, Children and Families)
Commissioner Ashtabula County, Ohio