Policy News

Governor Bruce Rauner has reversed some of the cuts to the Child Care Assistance Program, which reduced eligibility for 70,000 kids receiving subsidized child care from the state since July 1.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has, for the first time, issued new policy to address the growing problem of food insecurity for American families. View the full report here.

The 2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference: Translational Research in Perinatal Mental Health: Laboratory to Bedside to Community Practice will be held November 4-6 in Chicago. Find more information and register for the conference here.

We are now in the 4th month of fiscal year 2016 (FY16) without a state budget, the longest stretch of time that our state has gone without a budget. We continue to share the impact of the state budget impasse with our state lawmakers and Governor Rauner and our call for action to pass a fully-funded, fair, and balanced state budget.

Join EverThrive IL for our last quarterly chapter meetings of 2015 as we kick off the Open Enrollment period. Find more information and register today!