Last chance to pass important Child Welfare bill

NE_Appleseed_Icons_Congress-128Time is running out to pass the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) before the U.S. Congress adjourns next week. We’re asking for your help today to make sure this important child welfare bill gets a vote!

This is the last chance to pass this Act before the 114th Congress ends. It’s been held up in Congress the last several months, and we are now asking our Nebraska delegation to ensure that the FFPSA is part of the Continuing Resolution (CR) that will be up for a vote next week.

Please call Nebraska’s U.S. Senators and your Congressman today! Urge them to PASS the Family First Prevention Services Act and urge House and Senate Leadership to include the FFPSA in the Continuing Resolution.
 

Sen. Deb Fischer (402) 441-4600 Sen. Ben Sasse (402) 476-1400
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The Family First Prevention Services Act is a bipartisan bill that has already passed the House of Representatives once before. It would take historic steps to ensure more Nebraska children can stay safely with their family by allowing federal child welfare dollars to be used on quality prevention services and programs that will help families stay united.

Strong families are the backbone of Nebraska’s communities, and helping families weather tough times together are in the best interests of both parents and their kids.

Our U.S. Senators and your Congressman need to hear from you today, so this bill gets a vote next week! Call our Senators and your Congressman today and tell them to PASS the Family First Prevention Services Act as part of the Continuing Resolution.

Please use your voice today to strengthen Nebraska’s child welfare system and help our state keep more families united and healthy.

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