Senators Introduce Home Visiting Bill Without State Match Requirement

Senators Introduce Home Visiting Bill Without State Match Requirement


By:  John Kelly
The Chronicle of Social Change

 

With less than two weeks before the federal program to support home visiting expires, the Senate has introduced a bill that sets up a showdown of sorts with the House over whether to make states match the money.

The Senate bill introduced today was co-authored by Sens. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.). The House bill passed by the Ways and Means Committee was authored by Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb.).

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