The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced it will work with five states—Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana and Rhode Island—to expand access to and improve the quality of early care and education (ECE) for children from early childhood through third grade.
Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States, affecting nearly 1 in 11 children, costing the United States nearly $56 billion each year in 2007.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock signed into law a measure that expands unemployment benefits from 10 to 28 weeks for people forced to leave their jobs because of domestic violence.
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