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Build Your Advocacy Knowledge

Learn about the legislative process 

You’re a Family Child Care advocate now!  Where do you go from here? First off you need to learn about the legislative process.  The Federal and State legislatures operate differently. We will focus upon the State Legislature for now.  In Kansas, legislative season runs from January through May each year.  This is the time in which bills will be presented, voted on, and potentially become laws.  This process can feel overwhelming but your Senators and Representatives are in Topeka to work for you.

Based upon Kansas Action for Children's Intro to Advocacy Tool Kit
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Kansas Legislative Session

Important bills to learn about

Child Care and Development Black Grant - CCDBG


Preschool Development Grants


Bulid Back Better Act - Hunt Institute Guide for Policy Makers

Laws and Bills to pay attention to

CRRSAA Dec 2020

ARPA March 2021

HOPE Act (KS 2021)

SB 312 (KS 2020)

Infrastructure Bills 2021

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