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Advocates Urge WV Gov. Tomblin to Restore Cuts to Children, Families

April 24, 2014

The State Journal – On April 23, the Our Children, Our Future Campaign released a new report it’s using to urge Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to re-consider his line item veto of over $1 million in early childhood programs. Read

The group is hoping to convince the governor to include in a special session the restoration of budget cuts to children and family programs throughout the state.

Parents, legislators, advocates, economists and faith leaders participated in a conference call with the media yesterday that outlined some of the report’s key findings.