child and dependent care tax credit http://kmuw.org en 2013 Session Mixed For Kansas Children’s Advocates http://kmuw.org/post/2013-session-mixed-kansas-children-s-advocates <p>Kansas lawmakers spared early childhood programs from the budget axe this year, but advocates for those programs say children didn't fare well overall in the 2013 legislative session.<br><br>The top concern, according to April Holman of the non-profit Kansas Action for Children, is that lawmakers balanced the budget using more than $9 million dollars that should have gone into an endowment for early childhood funding.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 11:18:14 +0000 Bryan Thompson 18419 at http://kmuw.org Legislative Candidates Discuss Early Childhood Priorities At Forum http://kmuw.org/post/legislative-candidates-discuss-early-childhood-priorities-forum <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">Sedgwick County legislative candidates Thursday took questions about early childhood policy and priorities at a forum hosted by the Sedgwick County Early Childhood Coordinating Council.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:22:45 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 5981 at http://kmuw.org Legislative Candidates Discuss Early Childhood Priorities At Forum