Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

Federal Legislation

Michael Robb
Director of Research | Dad of two
Why We Need More (and Better!) Research on Kids and Tech
News about gaming disorders, depression linked to social media use, and the right amount of screen time can leave parents with more questions than answers when it comes to navigating what's best in... read more
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Menudo, Mary Lou Retton, and "Schoolhouse Rock": Making the Case for a New Children's Television Act
Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly is a fan of Schoolhouse Rock. His recent proposal to drastically curtail the Children's Television Act of 1990 relies on the premise that overly... read more
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Congress Acts to Better Protect Kids' Privacy
By now, you've probably heard that, unlike Europe, the U.S. has no general privacy laws outside specific areas like health, education, or finance, which is largely true. But the U.S. does broadly... read more
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Keeping Kids Connected at Home and at School
The holidays have wound down, and America's kids have gone back to school. E-rate, a federal program that helps fund high-speed Internet connections in schools and libraries, is 20 years old this... read more
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How to Make Tax Reform “For Kids”
The “Against Kids” Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently passed both the House and the Senate. This monumental bill is not law yet -- a bipartisan committee of members from both houses will have to settle... read more
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3 Ways to Spread the Holiday Cheer "For Kids"
As kids across the country prepare their wish lists, our lawmakers in Congress have begun to prepare the next year's budget. And at a time when multiple vital programs for kids and families have... read more
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Update: “Against Kids” Tax Bill Passes House
Last week, the House majority passed the “Against Kids” Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that would raise millions of Americans’ taxes by eliminating deductions on which many families rely. And unfortunately,... read more
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A Helping Hand for the Holidays
Thanksgiving is coming up, and there’s a lot to love about the holiday season. It’s a time to come together with family and friends, to share memories and create more. It’s also a time to be thankful... read more
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